Skip to main content

The Globe and Mail

In Pictures: Bidding farewell to Jack Layton

1 of 10

The coffin containing NDP Opposition Leader Jack Layton is carried away during his state funeral in Toronto August 27, 2011. More than 2,000 people turned out Saturday, August 27, 2011 for the state funeral.

CHRIS WATTIE/AFP/Getty Images/CHRIS WATTIE/AFP/Getty Images

2 of 10

Public rects as they watch the state funeral of former NDP leader Jack Layton on screens placed outside of Roy Thomson Hall on King St., Toronto August 27, 2011.

Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail/Fernando Morales/The Globe and Mail

3 of 10

Widow Olivia Chow looks at the coffin of her late husband, NDP leader Jack Layton, during a state funeral at Roy Thomson Hall, in Toronto on Saturday, August 27, 2011.

Frank Gunn/THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn/THE CANADIAN PRESS

4 of 10

The CN Tower glows orange in tribute to the late Jack Layton the evening of his state funeral in Toronto on Saturday August 27, 2011.

Aaron Vincent Elkaim/THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Vincent Elkaim/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Story continues below advertisement

5 of 10

Dignitaries including Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen (bottom left) and Gov.-Gen. David Johnston and his wife Sharon (bottom right) attend the state funeral of the late NDP leader Jack Layton at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto on Saturday, August 27, 2011.

Frank Gunn/THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn/THE CANADIAN PRESS

6 of 10

Stephen Lewis delivers the eulogy during the state funeral for NDP Opposition Leader Jack Layton in Toronto August 27, 2011.

MIKE CASSESE/AFP/Getty Images/MIKE CASSESE/AFP/Getty Images

7 of 10

Niagara Falls is illuminated in orange, to honor the late New Democrats party leader Jack Layton in Niagara Falls, N.Y, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011.

Doug Benz/AP/Doug Benz/AP

8 of 10

Olivia Chow follows the hearse carrying her husband, NDP Opposition Leader Jack Layton, during a procession on route to his state funeral in Toronto, August 27, 2011.

Brett Gundlock/REUTERS/Brett Gundlock/REUTERS

9 of 10

Steven Page sings Hallelujah for the late NDP leader Jack Layton at his state funeral service in Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto on Saturday, August 27, 2011.

Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESS

10 of 10

Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty (front L) and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford attend the state funeral for NDP Opposition Leader Jack Layton in Toronto August 27, 2011.

CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS/CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

Report an error