CityNews brings Canadians an extensive live special on the Queen’s state funeral on September 19



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– Starting at 5 a.m. ET on CityTV, Citytv.comand CityNews 24/7, special correspondent Lisa LaFlamme directs full coverage of His Majesty funeral with CityNews reporters Cynthia Mulligan and Tammie Sutherland, and special guests

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TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Millions of people around the world are ready to watch Queen Elizabeth’s State Funeral II, CityNews today announced plans for a six-hour live special hosted by award-winning journalist Lisa LaFlamme on Monday, September 19.

As announced by CityNews last week, LaFlamme has been on special duty on the ground in London, bringing CityNews, Breakfast Television and 98.1 CHFI audiences in-depth coverage and special reports on this pivotal moment in history.

Leading CityNews’ live special on Her Majesty’s State Funeral on Monday, LaFlamme will be joined by royal historian and author Helen Carr, award-winning Canadian culture author Daniel Richler, as well as d other special guests to present this unprecedented global event to Canadians.

CityNews reporters Cynthia Mulligan and Tammie Sutherland, who join LaFlamme as part of the extensive cross-platform coverage, also report from London.

“Queen Elizabeth was an icon, a world leader, a beloved mother and grandmother. Celebrating his extraordinary life and legacy on this monumental day is a privilege,” said LaFlamme.

In addition to CityNews’ live funeral special, audiences can tune in or stream continuous coverage throughout the day, with reports from LaFlamme on CityNews’ suite of radio news stations: CityNews 680 (Toronto), CityNews 101.1 (Ottawa), CityNews 1130 (Vancouver), CityNews 660 (Calgary), CityNews 95.7 (Halifax) and CityNews 570 (Kitchener).

And, in a conversation with The Big Story podcast on Frequency Podcast Network, LaFlamme sits down with host Jordan Heath Rawlings, where she discusses the magnitude of this moment and the outpouring of tributes and memories from the Queen. This special episode of The Big Story will be released this Friday, September 16 and can be listened to for free wherever you get your podcasts.

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About Rogers Sports and MediaRogers Sports & Media is a diversified sports and content company that engages more than 32 million Canadians every week. The Company’s multimedia offering includes 54 radio stations, 29 local television stations, 23 conventional and specialty television stations, podcasts, digital and e-commerce websites, and sporting events. Rogers Sports & Media delivers unique storytelling through its suite of powerful brands: Citytv, OMNI Television, FX, TSC, KiSS, Breakfast Television, Cityline, CityNews, Sportsnet – Canada’s #1 sports network, and the Blue Jays – the only major league baseball in Canada. crew. Rogers Sports & Media is a subsidiary of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX, NYSE: RCI). Visit RogersSportsandMedia.com.

Media ContactsSarah Grossman, Rogers Sports & Media, [email protected]416-509-9694Charmaine Khan, CityNews, [email protected]416-277-0450

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