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Celebrating Her Majesty

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 @ 3:55 AM

queen2.jpgPrince George, B.C. – Bring on the cake  and the party.

The City of Prince George is taking some time today to celebrate the fact that  as of today, Queen Elizabeth II  is now, officially, the longest reigning Monarch of the British Commonwealth.  ( at right, Her Majesty during an event in July – image courtesy  the Royal Family Official Website)

Queen Elizabeth II  has now been on the throne for 63 years, seven months  and three days,  surpassing the reign of  Queen Victoria, her great- great grandmother.

She  became Queen  at the age of 25,  following the death of her  father, King George VI  who passed away in 1952  of cancer.

At noon today,  Prince George Mayor Lyn Hall, Councillors  the Lheidli T’enneh  and others will   raise a flag,  hear a children’s choir sing,  and cut  some cake to  mark the royal occasion.





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