JackThe life and legacy of former political leader Jack Layton will be celebrated in CBC’s new biopic on Sunday, March 10 at 8pm (8.30pm NT).

Jack captures the life and times of the late politician, whose historic election campaign while battling cancer captured the attention of the nation.

Jack stars veteran actor and Gemini-nominee Rick Roberts (Still, Three Days to Jonestown, This Is Wonderland) as Jack Layton. Actress, director, musician and CBC radio host Sook-Yin Lee (Toronto Stories, Shortbus) plays the role of Layton’s wife and NDP Member of Parliament, Olivia Chow. Continue reading »