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Toronto, Ontario, Canada. August 26, 2011. Following his death on August 22, 2011, Canadians across the country spoke out expressing their feelings for the NDP leader who had taken his party to the largest electoral win earlier in the year. In Toronto, the city where Jack Layton started his political career individuals wrote messages in chalk at Nathan Phillips Squre. Dubbed the Chalk Memorial. Here mourners pay their final respects as the coffin containing the remains of Layton lays in repose inside Toronto City Hall.