FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2012 file photo Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II escorted by British Foreign Secretary William Hague, unseen, tours The Foreign and Commonwealth Office during an official visit which is part of her Jubilee celebrations in London. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool, File)

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2012 file photo Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II escorted by British Foreign Secretary William Hague, unseen, tours The Foreign and Commonwealth Office during an official visit which is part of her Jubilee celebrations in London. Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch and a rock of stability across much of a turbulent century, has died. She was 96. Buckingham Palace made the announcement in a statement on Thursday Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool, File)

Town of Golden to close facilities Sept. 19

The day is the National Day of Mourning for the Queen

All Town of Golden facilities and offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 19, to observe the National Day of Mourning to mark the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

Facilities include the arena, Mt 7 Rec Plex, Town Hall and others.

The Town will be joining the federal and provincial governments in observing the day.

The funeral will mark the end of the official period of mourning in Canada.

Town of Golden offices and facilities will reopen for regular operations on Tuesday, September 20.

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