the New Democratic Party of Canada
New Democratic Party of Canada
July 18, 1950
Place of Residence: Toronto, Ontario
Wife Olivia Chow (NDP MP); two children
> Layton was educated at McGill University and York University.
He was awarded a Ph.D. in Political Science from York University with a specialty in economic public policy in 1984.
> Layton was elected to Parliament for Toronto-Danforth in 2004.
He was elected NDP leader in 2003.
> Layton has served as Acting Mayor and Deputy Mayor and chair of several committees, including: Chair of the Toronto Board of Health, Chair of the Economic Development and Planning Committee of Metro, Chair of Metropolitan Toronto's Planning and Transportation Committee, the Advisory Committee on Homeless and Socially Isolated Persons, Member of the Greater Toronto Services Board.
> Layton was a candidate for Mayor of Toronto in November 1991, finishing in second spot.
> Layton has taught undergraduate and graduate courses since 1973 at York University, University of Toronto and Ryerson University.
> Adjunct Professor, Geography, Planning Programme and teaching appointment with Innis College, University of Toronto, Environmental Studies
> Fellow, Calumet College, York University.
> Founder and Principal, the Green Catalyst Group Inc.
Web site: www.ndp.ca
Address: Jack Layton, MP
Leader of the NDP
House of Commons
Phone: (613) 995-7224
Fax: (613) 995-4565