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The week-long course, named The Jack Layton School for Social Activists, will honour the late NDP leader who taught at Ryerson in the ’70s and ’80s. (Ryerson file photo)

Layton summer course offers prep for activists

Jack Layton’s legacy continues to live at Ryerson. This summer, young activists will be able follow in his footsteps in a new course offered by the university. The week-long course, named The Jack Layton School for Social Activists, will honour the late NDP leader who taught at Ryerson in the ’70s and ’80s. Participants can expect to learn a variety […]

by Samantha Lui· · News, On Campus
Jack Layton’s book club returns

Jack Layton’s book club returns

Behind the tall glass walls of the Ryerson Archives is a display honouring the life of a former Ryerson professor who later became one of Canada’s leading political figures: Jack Layton. Shortly after his death in 2011, his family donated over 1,400 of his books to Ryerson. Approximately 500 are circulating around the library, while the rest can be found […]

by Tanya Cruz· · Arts & Life, Literature, Top stories
Following in Jack Layton’s footsteps

Following in Jack Layton’s footsteps

Ryerson University is looking to pay tribute to the late Jack Layton by inspiring youth to follow in his footsteps. According to politics professor and Jack Layton chair, Myer Siemiatycki, the school will launch a new young activism program this summer aimed at encouraging youth to take on leadership roles in politics and their community. Layton, a former NDP leader, […]

by Tara Deschamps· · News, On Campus
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