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Metrolinx pausing service at 1 p.m. Monday for moment of silence in honour of Queen Elizabeth II

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Metrolinx says it will be pausing service at 1 p.m. on Monday for a moment of silence in honour of Queen Elizabeth II.

“Metrolinx will observe September 19 as a day of mourning with services pausing for 96 seconds to observe a moment of silence at 1 p.m. to reflect on the life of Queen Elizabeth II,” a statement from the transit agency said.

The Queen died on Sept. 8 at 96-years-old.

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Premier Doug Ford said this week that Ontario will mark Sept. 19 “as a provincial day of mourning in lieu of a provincial holiday.”

“The people of Ontario may observe a moment of silence at 1 p.m. on that day,” Ford said.

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The Toronto Transit Commission said it will also be pausing service for 96 seconds at 1 p.m. on Monday.

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