Message to Jack Layton and family from the Rideau Institute

On behalf of the Rideau Institute’s Board of Directors, I would like to extend our wholehearted support to Jack Layton, along with Olivia Chow and their family.

We all look forward to Jack’s continued success in his battle with cancer, and his return to health and Parliament in September.

Steven Staples
President

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