Prominent Canadian Politicians, Indigenous Leaders and Celebrities Travel to UK to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Canada’s Governor General Mary Simon and their partners will fly to the UK on Friday to attend a state funeral at Westminster Abbey in London on Monday 19 September.
The country is represented by 15 delegates, including former prime ministers Kim Campbell, Jean Chrétien, Paul Martin and Stephen Harper.
Tomorrow I will travel to England with former Governors, former Prime Ministers, Indigenous leaders and others to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Find out more about the Canadian delegation here: https://t.co/Bmt7v04j27
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) September 15, 2022
These aren’t the only familiar faces you’ll see on Monday.
Award-winning actress Sandra Oh, musician Gregory Charles, former Olympian Mark Tewkesbury and decorated Coast Guard officer Leslie Arthur Palmer will join the procession.
First Nations National Chief Roseanne Archibald, Inuit Tapirit President Kanatami Nathan Obed, Metis National Council Chairman Cassidy Caron, Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s Ralph Goodale, will also fly out for the funeral.
Members of the RCMP and Canadian Forces join uniformed personnel from other Commonwealth countries for service.
The funeral will begin at 6:00 am (3:00 am PT) and will be broadcast worldwide through various television, radio and live streaming channels.
Daily Hive has created a list of places where you can: Watch the Queen’s Funeral in Canada.
head of state of canada was pronounced dead Thursday, September 8th.
She died peacefully at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
Canada has marked Monday as a one-off federal holiday to give Canadians a day to mourn the passing of the Queen.