Queen Elizabeth funeral

Some Canadians expect to watch queen’s funeral with sadness; others will skip it

Sep 18, 2022 | 9:10am

For some Canadians, the queen’s funeral on Monday will prompt sadness and trigger personal memories, but for others it’s a distant event they intend to miss. David Edwards, the Anglican bishop of Fredericton, says his mother was born the same year as Queen Elizabeth and died about five months before her, linking changes in his family life to the historic end of a 70-year reign. “Important figures in our lives, […]

Thousands wait in shivering temps to pay respects to queen

Sep 17, 2022 | 9:17am

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people spent London’s coldest night in months huddled in line to view the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, and authorities warned Saturday that arriving mourners face a 16-hour wait. A tide of people wanting to say goodbye streamed to Parliament’s Westminster Hall, where the queen’s coffin is lying in state, draped in her Royal […]