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The Jack Layton I Bike T.O. Shirts have raised $294… so far!

By | August 29, 2011

Back on Thursday, I had the idea to allow cyclists in Toronto (or wherever) to show their love of Jack Layton and how his life inspired them by making a Special Edition of the I Bike T.O. shirt. (women’s version here) In addition to honouring Jack, the shirt (produced online via spreadshirt.com) makes a profit [...]

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Join “The People’s Procession” for Jack Layton Today

By | August 27, 2011

Via Facebook: The People’s Procession has been officially recognized as part of the Jack Layton funeral entourage. We have been welcomed to join by the organizers of the journey from City Hall to the service at Roy Thomson Hall. Anyone who wants to come and join the People’s Procession is encouraged to do so. Bikes, [...]

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The Jack Layton I Bike T.O. Shirt

By | August 25, 2011

UPDATE! 44 shirts have been bought.  This has now raised $264 for Bikes without Borders‘ Pedal-Powered Hope Project! On my way to work this morning I had a little brainstorm about making a Jack Layton I Bike T.O. shirt, so that’s what I did. It’s orange (you can change that to another colour if you [...]

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Jack Layton, 1950-2011

By | August 23, 2011

My most vivid memory from my many years of riding in the Ride for Heart is riding along and having a tandem bike come up along beside me.  I thought nothing of it other than “cool! a tandem!” until I looked at the people riding it and saw Jack  and Olivia. I nearly fell off [...]

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