Queen Elizabeth

The man in a hurry: King Charles III rushes to make a mark

Apr 24, 2023 | 8:46am

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III is a man in a hurry. After waiting nearly 74 years to become king, Charles has used his first six months on the throne to meet faith leaders across the country, reshuffle royal residences, stage his first overseas state visit and hold a sleepover at Windsor Castle that included the coach of the England soccer team. […]

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, […]

Regina hosting a Provincial Memorial Service for Queen Elizabeth II tomorrow

Sep 18, 2022 | 8:00am

The City of Regina is joining the Government of Saskatchewan in recognizing Monday, September 19, as a day in tribute and commemoration of Queen Elizabeth II. A Provincial Memorial Service will be held in Regina tomorrow to honour Queen Elizabeth’s life and her reign. The service is open to the public, and it will be […]

Bells Rung in Regina in honor of Queen Elizabeth II

Sep 11, 2022 | 9:43am

To commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign on the throne, bells were ringing in Regina Sunday. The Regina Bell Ringers performed their traditional duties of sounding the bells to recognize the passing of a seated monarch. The Darke Memorial Chimes at the Knox-Metropolitan United Church tolled 25,301 times, once for each day of the reign of […]