Sundays 8pm to 11pm on Radio 2
Get ready for an advent calendar of Strombo performances over the next four days, leading up to our festive special on Sunday.
Olivia Chow was in the red chair to discuss her new book My Journey and the prospect of her running for mayor of Toronto.
Chow, the current MP for Trinity-Spadina, explained how writing the book helped her process the death of her husband and former NDP leader Jack Layton.
"It was really hard to write... because I relived some of that experience to connect, reconnect and write it down," said Chow. "But I realized then there was something inside me that made it easier for me to get through that really tough period.
"And then I looked back to my background and my teenage years and realized, 'Hey, when I was growing up it was pretty tough, too.'"
Olivia Chow with sculpture (photo) - David Pellettier
Olivia Chow celebrating election (photo) - Darren Calabrese
Olivia Chow on her wedding day (photo) - Alex MacDonald
Olivia Chow at Necropolis cemetery (photo) - Susan Kwong
Jack - Pier 21 Films, Eagle Vision