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Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

The Government of Canada declared Monday, September 19 a national holiday for federal government employees to mark the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Ontario government has announced September 19 as a provincial day of mourning and that Ontarians may observe a moment of silence at 1 p.m.

Guelph-Humber classes, work and operations will continue as regularly scheduled. The university will observe a moment of silence at 1 p.m. and invite all members of the community to join if they choose.

An announcement will be made across Guelph-Humber’s public address system to note the beginning and end of the moment of silence.

Managers and instructors who are teaching at that time are asked to provide the opportunity for employees and students to participate in the moment of silence.