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Premier Doug Ford stands in front of a photo of Queen Elizabeth II at Queen's Park in Toronto, on Sept. 9.Alex Lupul/The Canadian Press

Ontario’s lieutenant governor has proclaimed the accession of King Charles III today in a ceremony at the legislature, known as Queen’s Park.

Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell says the King may be assured of continuing loyalty and affection from Ontarians.

Premier Doug Ford says it is his solemn duty to call upon the lieutenant governor to sign and make the proclamation.

Dowdeswell, Ford and his cabinet then sang “God Save the King.”

A series of events have taken place at the legislature following last week’s death of the Queen.

The legislature adjourned last week and will resume Wednesday afternoon to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II.

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