Lying in State | Jack Layton

Jack Layton was the leader of the federal New Democratic Party in Canada and was the leader of the official opposition when he died on August 22, 2011. Layton was granted a state funeral by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, an honour usually reserved for current and former Prime Ministers, Governor Generals and sitting cabinet ministers.

RCMP pallbearers remove the casket of NDP Leader Layton from Parliament Hill after lying in state in Ottawa

Chow, with family, watches as RCMP pallbearers remove the casket of her husband and NDP Leader Layton from Parliament Hill after lying in state in Ottawa

Royal Canadian Mounted Police pallbearers remove the casket of New Democratic Party Leader Jack Layton from Parliament Hill after lying in state in Ottawa August 25, 2011. Layton died at 61.     REUTERS/Blair Gable     (CANADA)

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