The passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

April 9, 2021

His Royal Highness Prince Philip

The Legislative Assembly of Ontario is saddened to learn of the passing of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, who died on April 9, 2021. 

The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly released a statement extending sympathies to Her Majesty The Queen and the entire Royal Family. Flags on the legislative grounds will remain at half-mast until sunset on the day of His Royal Highness’ funeral. 

You can view a photo gallery commemorating His Royal Highness’ visits to the Legislature from 1951 to 2013. Included in the gallery is the official Canadian portrait of the Duke of Edinburgh, photographed in 2005.     

Learn more 

Read the Speaker’s statement on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. 

View the photo gallery commemorating His Royal Highness’ visits to the Legislature.  

Visit the Flags on the legislative grounds page for more information on flags and half-mastings.