Peter Lougheed will lie in state at Alberta legislature
Former Alberta premier Peter Lougheed speaks prior to candidate speeches at the Tory Leadership Convention in Toronto, Friday, May 30, 2003. (Aaron Harris / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Published Saturday, September 15, 2012 10:46AM MDT
Former Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed will lie in state at the legislature next week.
Lougheed will be lying in state in the legislature rotunda from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Albertans will have the opportunity to pay their respects to Lougheed at those times, and through books of condolences which will be made available across the province.
Books of condolences will be made available from Sept. 17 to 28 at:
- Legislature in Edmonton – 107 Street and 97 Avenue
- McDougall Centre in Calgary – 455 6 Street
- Oil Sands Discovery Centre in Fort McMurray – 515 Mackenzie Boulevard
- Provincial Building in Grande Prairie – 10320 99 Street
- Provincial Building in Lethbridge – 200 5 Avenue S
- Provincial Building in Medicine Hat – 346 3 Street SE
- Provincial Building in Red Deer – 4920 51 Street
The Legislature and McDougall Centre is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Other provincial buildings are open from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday – with the exception of the Fort McMurray site, which is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday.
The first day the books of condolences will be made available in Fort McMurray is Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Details of a public memorial are expected to be announced in the coming days.