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Remembering Jack

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The House of Commons is presently toasting the memory of Jack Layton, with speeches so far from Stephen Harper, Bob Rae, Louis Plamondon and Elizabeth May.

According to the new seating plan released just now, the seat normally reserved for the leader of the opposition will be left vacant. Nycole Turmel, who will become the second woman to face the House as the leader of Her Majesty’s official opposition, will occupy the front row seat to the left.