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Ontario Premier to attend funeral service for Cst. Marc Hovingh

Funeral service for Provincal Constable Marc Hovingh will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday
Doug Ford
Ontario Premier Doug Ford will travel to M'Chigeeng First Nation Saturday to attend the funeral service for Provincial Constable Marc Hovingh. (File)

Ontario Premier Doug Ford will travel to M'Chigeeng First Nation Saturday to attend the funeral service for Provincial Constable Marc Hovingh.

The officer was tragically killed in the line of duty in an incident on Manitoulin Island on Nov. 19.

Hovingh's remains made the long journey home on Nov. 23, accompanied by an escort of police officers and saluted by first responders and civilians at overpasses along the way.

The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. and will be livestreamed on Sudbury.com.

Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, attendance at the funeral service is strictly limited and by invitation only