State funeral for late NDP leader Jac...

State funeral for late NDP leader Jack Layton cost $368,326: document

There are 3 comments on the The Waterloo Region Record story from Aug 30, 2012, titled State funeral for late NDP leader Jack Layton cost $368,326: document. In it, The Waterloo Region Record reports that:

The late NDP leader's final farewell last summer cost taxpayers $368,326 - more than the total bill for the recent state funerals of two former governors general.

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Comox, Canada

#1 Aug 31, 2012
All politicians fleece the taxpayers.....even the dead ones.

Calgary, Canada

#2 Sep 1, 2012 is ..okay,here...

Since: Jul 09

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#3 Sep 1, 2012
Waste of money.

$368,000 wasted on hearing a gay United Church minister talk about Jack and then Lorraine Segato to get up and sing a very very very lame Parachute Club song.

God damn f*g fest.

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