It began with one message of remembrance written in chalk on a wall outside Toronto’s City Hall.
And then another. And then another. Now nearly every inch of the sidewalk and walls in the square is covered, all with a similar message: We will miss you, Jack.
It is one way that people are mourning and remembering one of Canada’s most beloved political leaders, who died on Aug. 22.
Jack Layton was the leader of the NDP (New Democratic Party), Canada’s Official Opposition party in government.
Layton’s death is affecting many people across the country—even people who didn’t agree with his political point-of-view.