Moose Jaw's Mayor, Clive Tolley along with the city released an official statement on Thursday following Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II passing away.

“The City of Moose Jaw mourns the loss of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Moose Jaw is proud to have hosted the Queen on multiple occasions, and we will never forget her grace, character and service to Canada," says Tolley. "On behalf of Moose Jaw City Council and Administration, we extend our condolences to the Royal Family.”

Queen Elizabeth II passed away on Thursday at the age of 96. Prior to her death Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-standing monarch holding the role for 70 years.