For Olivia Chow, 12 days on river offer chance to look back, move forward

Nearly a year after the death of her husband, Jack Layton, New Democrat MP Olivia Chow embarked on an Arctic river adventure – as she'd done with Jack in the past – to find solace and contemplate life without her soul mate.

The Globe and Mail recently published an article written by Olivia Chow about her recent canoe adventure on the Mountain River in Canada’s Northwest Territories. In July 2012, Olivia Chow embarked on a 12-day Arctic river adventure on the Mountain River with Canadian River Expeditions. She had done similar trips with her husband Jack Layton in the past, but she embarked on this trip a year after the death of her husband.

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