Want to celebrate the life of Jack Layton? Here are some of the events going on Wednesday across the country.
Vancouver: Remembering Jack Layton, an informal gathering at the Vancouver Convention Centre at 6 p.m. (PT).
Calgary: Drink Orange Crush (in remembrance of the NDP’s election performance in Quebec last year) and watch a live stream of Toronto’s events at Melrose Cafe and Bar, 7 p.m. (MT).
Toronto: The biggest celebration, with the Layton family and the Broadbent Institute as hosts and featuring performers such as Ron Sexsmith and Raffi in Nathan Phillips Square at 6 p.m. (ET).
Montreal: Commemoration at Les Bobards (one of Mr. Layton’s favourite Montreal bars) at 6 p.m. (ET).
St. John’s: Provincial NDP holds event at Harbourside Park at 6 p.m. (NT).
Later in the week
Edmonton: New Democratic MP Linda Duncan and musical acts at Grant Notley Park, Friday at 7 p.m. (MT)
For a complete list of Jack Layton memorials, visit www.dearjack.ca