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City Of Kawartha Lakes Observes Day Of Mourning For Queen Elizabeth II On Monday September 19.

KAWARTHA LAKES-Residents of the City Of Kawartha Lakes will have an opportunity to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II.

The government of Canada, along with the provincial government of Ontario has declared Monday September 19 as a Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II.

During the official mourning period, the municipality has lowered flags in accordance with the flag policy and protocol. Portraits of the Queen throughout municipal facilities have been draped with black ribbons and lapel ribbons are available to be worn in Council meetings.

On Monday, September 19 starting at 11am, members of the Sir Sam Hughes Branch 67 in Lindsay, will lead a colour guard in a march from the Legion at 12 York Street North to the Lindsay Cenotaph at 190 Kent Street West to lay a wreath on the Cenotaph in honour of the late Queen.

For more information please contact the Royal Canadian Legion, Sir Sam Hughes Branch 67, Lindsay at [email protected].

All municipal services will be operating normally.


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