City facilities closed September 19, 2022 to observe the National Day of Mourning

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Following the Prime Minister’s declaration of a National Day of Mourning and national holiday on September 19th in recognition of the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, the City of Abbotsford, like other government offices across the country, will be observing this day as a national holiday.

City facilities will be operating under statutory holiday hours and closures, and the Abbotsford City Council meeting and Public Hearing set for September 19th will be cancelled. Updates about City facility hours and closures will be available on the City’s website and full information, including the rescheduling of Public Hearing items and Council meeting items can be found at www.abbotsford.ca/council/agendas-meeting-schedule

“The City of Abbotsford joins all Canadians in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,” said Henry Braun, Mayor of Abbotsford. “The Queen led an incredible life of public service and reigned with dignity, class and humility. Her love of Canada was well known, and her dedication to serving this country was steadfast. On behalf of the City of Abbotsford, I offer sincere condolences to the members of the Royal Family during this immense time of grief.” 
 

For more information contact:

Melissa Godbout
Communications and Public Relations Officer
City of Abbotsford
E: mgodbout@abbotsford.ca