Posts Tagged "Jack Layton"

Remembering Jack

I’m back home from the candlelight vigil at the Vancouver Art Gallery for Jack Layton. The steps and grounds were overflowing with more than 1,000 people. Many brought orange flowers and there were even some cans and a bottle of…

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Orange Official Opposition!

What a night. The federal New Democrats now have official opposition status with Jack Layton. Surrey New Democrats celebrated the huge gains in seats across the country and the wins in Surrey North electing Jasbir Sandhu and in Newton North…

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Orange Surge

Over 2,000 people crammed into a rally today to greet Federal NDP leader Jack Layton. Today’s “orange surge” started for me in my riding of Surrey North. We boarded a bus to take us to the rally in Burnaby. Our…

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Federal e-day

I’ve been telling people to vote New Democrat and not to vote for the big, fat cats. If you haven’t heard Tommy Douglas talking about Mouseland, then please listen to the story and heed the message: a vote for any…

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Orange Room

I was at the Rally for Change with Jack Layton on the weekend. The Commodore in Vancouver was transformed into an “orange” room. It was packed with people waving orange placards and wearing orange. People were chanting “we want Jack”…

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Powell Street, Pride and Peace

Who says there is nothing to do in Vancouver?
It’s been non-stop events as soon as I got back from my Vancouver Island North tour.
I attended the 32nd Annual Powell Street Festival (PSF). It’s the largest event of its kind and…

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