The Hon. Dr. Jack Layton is the Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada and the Member of Parliament for Toronto—Danforth.
A strong, charismatic leader, Layton has a long record of getting results for people. He served as a leading member of the Toronto City Council and as founder and head of the Green Catalyst Group, a green business in Toronto, and developed a reputation for turning words into action on key issues. In 2003, he became Leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, and since then, he has led the party through three elections and nearly tripled the NDP's seat count, showing a remarkable ability to connect with voters by offering exciting new solutions to the major challenges facing Canadians.
Layton's priorities including investing in a new energy future based around wind, solar, and other renewable sources of power to create economic prosperity and environmental sustainability, and repealing Stephen Harper's corporate tax cuts and instead putting money into training more doctors and nurses to get rid of the wait times for healthcare.
Layton's vision for change to create new prosperity, sustainability, and opportunity for all Canadians, coupled with his boundless passion for delivering real results on key issues have driven him to the forefront of Canadian politics and made him the only positive choice to be Canada's Prime Minister.
Jack Layton will be Canada's next Prime Minister.