Astronaut Jeremy Hansen to carry Canada’s flag at crowning of King Charles in London

OTTAWA- Before Astronaut Jeremy Hansen gets a chance to wear Canada’s colours on a flight around the moon next year, he is set to carry the Canadian flag at the coronation of the country’s new King. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office released a list of dignitaries and eminent Canadians who have been invited to join him, Gov. Gen. Mary Simon and their spouses at Westminster Abbey this weekend as King Charles is officially crowned. During the coronation service, Hansen is slated to carry the flag in a procession of people who have received national honours. They include historian Margaret MacMillan, who is a companion of the Order of Canada, and Cross of Valour recipient Leslie Arthur Palmer. The delegation list also includes Indigenous and youth leaders, astronaut Jennifer…

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