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The crown, orb and sceptre symbolizing Queen Elizabeth’s office are seen atop her coffin. (Screenshot)

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II watched by people around the world

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II watched by people around the world Shirley Nadeau shirley@qctonline.com The sombre procession to Westminster Abbey, the service in the huge cathedral and the procession from…

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This photo of Queen Elizabeth II was taken in 2015 during her visit to HMS Ocean in Devonport, England. (Joel Rouse – Ministry of Defence via Wikimedia Commons)

STREET VIEWS: The story behind Rue Élisabeth-II

STREET VIEWS: The story behind Rue Élisabeth-II Shirley Nadeau shirley@qctonline.com Editors’ note: A version of this story appeared in the June 2, 2022 edition in honour of the Queen’s Platinum…

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Queen Elizabeth II passed away at Balmoral Castle on Sept. 8, 2022. Her state funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey on Sept. 19. (Photo from the Royal Family via Facebook)

The world mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II

The world mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II Shirley Nadeau shirley@qctonline.com The announcement that people around the world had been dreading to hear came on the afternoon of Sept….

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The bell tower of the former St. Matthew’s Anglican Church on Rue Saint-Jean is still active as members of the Quebec City Guild of Change Ringers have the right to hold regular practices there and ring on special occasions, such as the death of Queen Elizabeth II. There are eight large bells in the top section of the large, square tower; the ringing chamber is in the middle, where the small, narrow windows are located. (Photo by Shirley Nadeau)

Quebec City Guild of Change Ringers honours Queen Elizabeth II

Quebec City Guild of Change Ringers honours Queen Elizabeth II Ruby Pratka, Local Journalism Initiative reporter ruby@qctonline.com At noon on Sept. 9, the day after the passing of Queen Elizabeth…

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Prince Philip and then-Premier Maurice Duplessis walk a respectful distance behind Princess Elizabeth as they enter the National Assembly, then known as the Legislative Assembly. (Photo from the W.B. Edwards archive)

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE W.B. EDWARDS STUDIO: Princess Elizabeth visits Quebec City in 1951

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE W.B. EDWARDS STUDIO: Princess Elizabeth visits Quebec City in 1951 Submitted by Martin Edwards Editors’ note: The following story, submitted by Martin Edwards, custodian of…

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