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House set to resume with Layton tributes

Late NDP leader’s chair to remain empty as session begins

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A series of tributes to the late NDP leader Jack Layton will kick off a new session of Parliament Monday. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, interim NDP Leader Nicole Turmell and interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae will all speak about Layton before his widow, the MP Olivia Chow delivers a speech. Layton’s seat, across the aisle from the Prime Minister, will remain empty.

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