The latest updates on the queen's London funeral and related events in Canada

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Here are the latest developments on the state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II in London, as well as related events and developments across Canada. All times eastern unless specified otherwise:

4:25 a.m.

Mourners are arriving at Westminster Abbey to take their seats for Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral service, including members of the Canadian delegation.

Guests are being taken through airport-style security before being escorted into the Gothic medieval abbey.

The Canadian delegation will be spread out around the abbey, with Gov. Gen. Mary Simon and her husband closest to the King, sitting a few rows behind the senior royals.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, will be a few rows away from them, with other heads of state.


This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 19, 2022.

The Canadian Press