Early in the morning of August 22, Jack Layton, the Leader of the Opposition, lost his battle with Cancer. Canada lost a great man and a great politician. Even those who did not agree with his politics admired the man and recognize the loss. But I just couldn't explain it all to U. He just didn't understand. It is at times like these that I get homesick...
You will be missed Jack, across Canada and around the world.
For those of you who don't know who Jack was, here is just a sampling of what is being said:
And in his own words: