Brian Mulroney to lie in state in Ottawa starting today

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Brian Mulroney will begin lying in state in Ottawa on Tuesday as a week of tributes to Canada’s 18th prime minister continues.

The funeral procession for Mulroney, who died last month at age 84, will arrive at the Sir John A. Macdonald Building at 9:30 a.m. ET, beginning a day-and-a-half period for dignitaries and the public to pay their respects. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, House of Commons Speaker Greg Fergus and Senate Speaker Raymond Gagne will greet the procession.

Gov. Gen. Mary Simon and other dignitaries will begin arriving at 10 a.m. to offer condolences to the family of the former Progressive Conservative leader, who served as

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