Canada plans national holiday on day of Queen’s funeral: Trudeau

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Canada plans to declare Monday - the day of Queen Elizabeth’s funeral - a national holiday and a day of mourning for the monarch’s death, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.

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“We will be working with the provinces and the territories to try and see that we're aligned on this,” Trudeau said.

“There are still a few details to be worked out but declaring an opportunity for Canadians to mourn on Monday is going to be important,” he told reporters in St. Andrews, New Brunswick.

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