Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Canada's head of state, passed away today, September 8, 2022. The Town of Banff offers deepest condolences to the Royal Family, and invites Banffites to pay their respects to Britain’s longest serving monarch.
Messages of sympathy can be sent through the Government of Canada’s online messages of condolences or in a book of condolences that will be hosted in Banff Town Hall during normal open hours, starting at 2 p.m. on September 9.
Banff’s Commonwealth Walkway was created in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday and may offer an visitors and residents a path for reflection and contemplation of her reign.
The Town’s flags are at half-mast for the mourning period set by the Government of Canada.
Learn about the mourning period in Alberta, memorials and next steps: https://www.alberta.ca/queen-elizabeth-what-happens-next.aspx
Learn about the Government of Canada’s commemorations: https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/commemoration-her-majesty-the-queen.html