I would like to let you know that you can gather to watch the state funeral for Honourable Jack Layton on Saturday, August 27, 2011 at the following location in downtown Vancouver. Please feel free to spread the word and/or join us to observe the ceremony.
999 Canada Place, Outdoor screens
(near Waterfront skytrain station)
Public gathering begins at 10a.m.
Ceremony begins at 11a.m.
Please note that there will be no seating arrangement at this location.
Bring your own beverage (suggestion: an orange crush) for a toast to Jack!
Additional condolences info:
Jack Layton’s family has asked that in lieu of flowers, and to continue the work of making Canada a better place, donations be made to the Broadbent Institute, in memoriam. Donations to the Broadbent Institute can be made online at: www.ndp.ca/inmemory
Or mailed to:
c/o Canada’s New Democrats
300-279 Laurier St W
Ottawa, ON K1P 5J9
People can also go to www.ndp.ca and click on Express your Condolences to leave a message about Jack Layton and what he meant to them.