Lincoln Alexander to lie in state at Queen's Park Sunday & Monday
Ontarians are getting a chance to say to goodbye to Lincoln Alexander & honour his memory.
The former Ontario Lieutenant Governor & federal cabinet minister died on Friday. He was 90-years-old.
He will lie in state at Queen's Park on Sunday & Monday.
On Sunday, a procession will leave a funeral home in Hamilton at 11:30, making its way to Queen's Park.
At 1pm, Premier Dalton McGuinty & current Lieutenant Governor David Onley meet with Alexander's family & pay tribute in the main lobby of the main legislative building.
From 3pm-5pm, invited guests will pay their respects. You'll have your chance from 5pm-8pm on Sunday & again on Monday 8am-8pm.
Alexander will lie in repose at Hamilton City Hall Tuesday-Thursday, 8am-8pm. His state funeral will be help Friday at Hamilton Place.
You can sign an online book of condolences here.
Alexander became Canada's 1st black MP in 1968 & 1st black federal cabinet minister in 1979. He served as Lieutenant Governor 1985-1991.
Alexander is recipient of the Order of Ontario & Companion of the Order of Canada. Hamilton's Lincoln Alexander Expressway or "The Linc" is named for him.