From a busy street in Toronto, stumping for candidates in yesterday’s municipal elections, federal NDP leader, The Hon. Jack Layton, called in to talk with Joseph Planta about his newly revised book, Speaking Out Louder: Ideas That Work for Canadians (Key Porter, 2006). Layton also talked about working with prime ministers Paul Martin and Stephen Harper, his ideas for Canada’s future, our role in Afghanistan, the challenges posed by Bob Rae and the Liberals, and the Green Party, as well as electoral reform.
|Speaking Out Louder: Ideas that Work for Canadians by Jack Layton. (Key Porter, 2006)
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Text of introduction by Joseph Planta:
This is the Planta: On the Line program here at THECOMMENTARY.CA.
I am joined now by Jack Layton, leader of the federal New Democratic Party, a post he was elected to in January 2003. In 2004, he published the bestselling Speaking Out Loud, where he set out his vision for Canada. The book has just been updated for paperback. Speaking Out Louder: Ideas that Work for Canadians, retails for $24.95, and is published by Key Porter. Mr. Layton is the Member of Parliament for Toronto-Danforth. Please welcome once again to the Planta: On the Line program, The Honourable Jack Layton; Good morning, Mr. Layton.