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Statue of Queen Elizabeth unveiled on grounds of Ontario legislature

A newly placed statue of the late Queen Elizabeth was unveiled Tuesday at the Ontario legislature, marking the end of a years-long delay for the commemorative sculpture. The bronze statue was designed and hand sculpted by artist Ruth Abernethy and depicts Queen Elizabeth II in 1977 on the throne in …

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B.C. premier, lieutenant governor attend church service in Victoria to honour Queen Elizabeth

British Columbians paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in Victoria with a ceremonial procession and commemorative service Monday morning. The procession, which began at the legislature’s Parliament Buildings, was led by a Royal Canadian Navy band and a 100-member guard of honour. It followed a route through downtown Victoria to Christ Church Cathedral, …

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Queen Elizabeth is laid to rest as the world watches

Britain and the world said a final goodbye to Queen Elizabeth II at a state funeral Monday that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds who massed along the streets of London to honour a monarch whose 70-year reign defined an age. Elizabeth’s funeral procession arrived …

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Watch the National Commemorative Ceremony for Queen Elizabeth on CBC.ca

Following the Queen’s funeral in London, a National Commemorative Ceremony will take place in Ottawa. It begins at 12:10 p.m. on Sept. 19 with a Canadian Armed Forces parade. That parade will feature CAF members from the air force, army, navy and special forces. They’ll depart Cartier Square Drill Hall, …

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Remembering Queen Elizabeth: What does lying in state mean?

For the next four days — before the funeral in Westminster Abbey on Monday — Queen Elizabeth’s casket is lying in state in Westminster Hall, as people who have lined up for hours will have a brief moment of reflection as they file silently by the coffin. While this all …

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PM, MPs to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth during House of Commons event

The House of Commons is being recalled today so that the prime minister, opposition leaders and MPs can deliver tributes to the late Queen Elizabeth. Parliament initially was scheduled to return on Sept. 19. That date was pushed to Sept. 20 to avoid clashing with the Queen’s funeral. The decision …

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Even if Elizabeth May comes back, the Greens need to think about a post-May future

Elizabeth May’s potential return to the Green party leadership would not be entirely unprecedented — and given the party’s currently dire position there might conceivably be a plausible case for putting her back at the top.  But a second run for May would only make sense if it was used …

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A 1-woman shrine to Queen Elizabeth shines on in Arviat, Nunavut

Joy Suluk of Arviat, Nunavut, was only 10 years old when she first saw a picture of Queen Elizabeth.  It was 1963, and like in most government buildings at the time there was a image of the Queen hanging on the wall at the Eskimo Point Federal Hostel where Suluk went to school. “We used to …

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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Tests Positive For Covid-19 At Age Of 95, Know Details Here

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Tests Positive For Covid-19 At Age Of 95, Know Details Here

New Delhi: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, the worlds ‘oldest reigning monarch, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and is suffering moderate symptoms, according to Buckingham Palace. She intends to resume modest responsibilities this week, news agency Reuters reported. The 95-year-old queen’s health has been in the limelight since she spent a …

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