Monday, August 22, 2011

Jack Layton Passes Away

It is reported in the Times Colonist that NDP leader, Jack Layton passed away at his home on Monday morning in the presence of those nearest and dearest to him.

Mr. Layton was 61 years of age and had recently stepped down as party leader due to his illness. The photo of Mr. Layton above, is taken from the party's website which shows him in Courtenay earlier this year as he campaigned and successfully led his party to official opposition status for the first time in it's history.

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