Platinum Jubilee: Canada joins in closing days of festivities

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Canada has joined a lot of the world in celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee marking her historic 70 years on the British throne.

A spokesperson for Rideau Corridor issued an announcement on Sunday saying the Governor Basic’s official residence has been the backdrop for a number of Jubilee celebrations, together with The Canadian Heraldic Authority creating Canada’s personal distinctive emblem for the milestone.

The Metropolis of Toronto says it planted 70 giant bushes, one for annually of the Queen’s reign, all through Rowntree Mills Park, attended by Mayor John Tory and Ontario Lieut. Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell.

Peter Maharaj, president of the Canadian Indo Caribbean Group of Ottawa, says the group held an area celebration in honour of the Queen over the weekend and described her because the “coronary heart of the Commonwealth.”

Maharaj says about 300 folks attended, having fun with a buffet and listening to a efficiency by The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band.

Susannah Goshko, British excessive commissioner to Canada, held a Jubilee get together at Earnscliffe manor in Ottawa on Saturday, showcasing British meals, drink and music.

This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed June 5, 2022.

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