Stephen Lewis

Stephen Lewis, for the record: ‘I am, truly, insufferably buoyant’

The NDP’s elder statesmen gives his ‘last hurrah’ at the party’s Edmonton convention

A clash of memorable speeches: first Notley, then Lewis

Next up at the 2016 NDP convention? Tom Mulcair

Need to know: Nelson Mandela loved Canada

The legendary South African held former PM Brian Mulroney in high regard

5 Canadians who’ve won unique honours and awards

Where else will you find Conrad Black, Céline Dion and Stephen Lewis on one list?

7 Canadians with more than a dozen honorary degrees

Top marks for these scientists, politicians, judge and author

Stratford Festival's celebrity power

Stratford Festival’s celebrity power

Can Stephen Lewis, Colin Mochrie and Tommy guitar school reboot the indebted festival?

Jack Layton tribute in Toronto

The square in front of Toronto’s city hall was packed for Dear Jack, a tribute to the late NDP leader


How’s “reconciliation” with the Taliban working out?

Burhanuddin Rabbani, former Afghan president and chair of the body tasked with making peace with the Taliban, has been assassinated. 

The long goodbye

The long goodbye to Jack Layton

The charismatic NDP leader’s sudden death unleashed six days of unprecedented mourning

Stephen Lewis’ eulogy

The prepared text of Stephen Lewis’ eulogy for Jack Layton.

The Commons: A life lived

Canadians gathered in Toronto to celebrate Jack Layton’s life


A final celebration

The NDP has released the full details of Saturday’s “celebration of life” in honour of Jack Layton. The public visitation at city hall in Toronto will conclude at 11am Saturday morning. The procession to Roy Thomson Hall will begin at approximately 1:15pm, followed by the service at 2pm, with an overflow area outside Roy Thomson Hall and four video screens set up in David Pecaut Square, to the west of the hall.