Members of Ontario’s legislature are expected to pay tribute Wednesday to Queen Elizabeth II.
Premier Doug Ford, interim NDP leader Peter Tabuns and the independent members, which includes the Liberals, are set to deliver speeches.
Before the tributes, the members of provincial parliament will also be able to participate in an optional group ceremony to reaffirm oaths of allegiance to the King.
Following the speeches in honour of the Queen – who died last Thursday – the legislature isn’t expected to adjourn until Oct. 25, the day after the municipal elections.
Earlier this week, Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell proclaimed the accession of King Charles III in a ceremony at the legislature.
There is also a book of condolences on display for the public, which Ford and Dowdeswell signed on Friday.