Jack Layton (1950 – 2011) was born in Montreal and raised in nearby Hudson, Quebec. He was a Canadian social democratic politician and Leader of the Official Opposition. He was leader of the New Democratic Party from 2003 to 2011, and previously sat on Toronto City Council, occasionally holding the title of "Acting Mayor" or "Deputy Mayor" of Toronto during his tenure as city councillor. He was the Member of Parliament for Toronto—Danforth from 2004 until his death.
Ellen Meiksins Wood (12 April 1942 in New York City – 13 January 2016) was a Marxist historian and scholar. In 2014, she married Ed Broadbent, former leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada, with whom she lived in Ottawa and London for six years until her death from CANCER at the age of 73.
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