The Layton funeral
8 a.m. Bracelets will be handed out to about the first 600 people in line hoping to attend Jack Layton’s state funeral, on King Street West outside Roy Thomson Hall.
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The last two hours for mourners to visit Mr. Layton as he lies in state at Toronto City Hall.
Noon Bracelet holders may proceed inside the hall, to their assigned seats.
Noon to 5 p.m. Roads will be closed in the downtown area between Bay and John streets to the east and west, Queen and Wellington streets to the north and south.
About 1 p.m. A cortege will leave City Hall moving west on Queen Street, south on University Avenue, west onto King Street West and south on Simcoe Street.
2 p.m. The funeral begins. David Pecaut Square and the Barbara Frum Atrium in the CBC Broadcast Centre will be used for overflow.
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