Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. today for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, the soldier killed in last week’s alleged jihadist attack on Canada’s parliament and this photo of a note sent by the Queen of England is making the rounds:

Although some Tweeters have noticed the impersonal nature of the letter:

And here are some inks to live coverage of the funeral:


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