As you probably already know, NDP leader Jack Layton passed away four days ago after his battle with cancer. Â This afternoon I headed to Nathan Philips Square and took some pictures of the memorial set up outside City Hall.
It’s quite amazing. Â Almost all of Nathan Philips Square is covered in chalk messages to Jack, and today there were hundreds of people lined up for a public viewing inside city hall.
Like I said, almost every part of Nathan Philips Square is covered in chalk:
There is also a growing memorial of flowers, notes, gifts, and orange Crush cans:
Tomorrow there will be a state funeral held at Roy Thompson Hall.