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In Honouring of Queen Elizabeth II, Manitoba is Proceeding with Many Plans

The date of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral has been decided. It will be on September 19, 2022, and in honouring this event, Manitoba has announced a couple of things that will be done in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to honour The Queen.

Moreover, universities across the province will be cancelling classes. The University of Manitoba announced that “UM buildings and services, including libraries, will also be closed on September 19 and will reopen on September 20. The announced federal holiday is for 2022 only and will not be an annual holiday.” Although universities are going to be closed for the day, schools are open.

The Manitoba Government has planned some things to be done in Winnipeg to say goodbye to the longest British ruler, Queen Elizabeth II. The first event is going to be “A 21-gun salute will take place on the south grounds of the Legislative Building, to coincide with the federal memorial service in Ottawa.” said the province, and a provincial memorial service will take place in The St. John’sJohn’s Anglican Cathedral in Winnipeg at 7:00 pm. Moreover, the government announced, “The service is open only by invitation. Church bells will toll 96 times before the commencement of the service.”

“I encourage all Manitobans to take a moment to reflect on Her late Majesty’s special relationship with our province and her countless contributions to our country and the entire Commonwealth; Queen Elizabeth II had a remarkable reign and an unwavering commitment to service and duty. May she rest in peace,” said Heather Stefanson, the premier of Manitoba.


– Halla Alhamed, U Multicultural

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of U Multicultural.


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