Monday, August 22, 2011
Sad News - Jack Layton passed away today at the age of 61
Photo from the Globe and Mail.
The news came suddenly; it still hasn't sunk in completely for me. He overcame the odds, campaigned vigorously in 2011 with his walking-cane, turning it from a symbol of frailness to one of triumph.
Today is a truly non-partisan moment as tributes come in from all parties - Liberal, Conservative, Green, Bloc, and NDP - we all stand together as Canadians. Jack Layton will go down as a legendary figure in Canadian politics.
Click here for Jack Layton's obituary. Recommend this post