The Canadian Press

2011-12-22 | Newsmaker Layton

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Editors and news directors across the country chose Jack Layton as Canada's Newsmaker of the Year, in a survey by The Canadian Press. Layton's widow, Olivia Chow, said there was something outwardly good about the former NDP leader. (Layton received 90 per cent of the votes -- one of the most overwhelming choices in the 65-year history of the CP Newsmaker voting. The next closest was Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who received just five per cent of the vote totals.)

Date: 2011-12-22
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << he touches people in their sense of goodness and that's so Canadian that we we want to share with each other with generous and once you touch that sense of goodness people respond and say yeah that's who we are as a nation >>