Jack Layton is staying in Ottawa. Possibly forever.
Jack Layton, the NDP leader and a former Toronto city councillor, praised David Miller’s record as mayor today and said clearly he will not be among the candidates running to replace him… “I’m rather busy right now,” said Mr. Layton in a phone interview. “There’s so much more to do in our effort to have Canadian values reflected in the governance of the country that I am fully, and 100 per cent engaged. But I have no doubt there will be good people that come forward. I will not be one of them.”