We'll be leaving this page open today for you to leave your thoughts on Jack Layton. What do you think was his legacy for the country? Was he an inspiring force in Canadian politics - or a man who helped create a sharper, polarizing divide in Parliament?
Events across the country
There are many vigils and commemorations planned for today. We'll be including pictures and stories from those events as they happen.
Next up: Toronto celebration at Nathan Phillips Square. The Globe's Tamara Baluja is there.
by Chris Hannay 8/22/2012 3:10:07 PM
Some of the events going on today: www.theglobeandmail.com
by Chris Hannay 8/22/2012 3:22:37 PM
How will Thomas Mulcair carry Layton's legacy? Political columnist John Ibbitson weighed in: www.theglobeandmail.com
by Chris Hannay 8/22/2012 3:56:52 PM
NDP leader Jack Layton pose for a portrait during an interview in his office on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, March 24, 2011. (Dave Chan for the Globe and Mail)
by Dave Lucas 8/22/2012 4:14:30 PM