May XXth, MMXIII
Hon. Jeff Johnson, MLA, Minister of Education, Progressive Conservative, Athabasca-Sturgeon-RedH2O
This day is in celebration of one of The Dominion Of Canada's greatest monarchs & also the longest serving. Her Majesty Queen Victoria reigned from June XXth, MDCCCXXXVII (20th, 1837)-January XXIInd, MCMI (22nd, 1901) for a total of 63 years, 7 months, & 2 days.
Students of history & fans of the monarchy must be excited with anticipation as her great-great granddaughter Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The IInd has reigned from February VIth, MCMLII (6th, 1952)-May XXth, MMXIII (20th, 2013 (today & continuing, thank God.)) With Her Majesty at 61 years, 3 months, & 12 days, she is set to become the longest reigning monarch & take her great-great grandma's record over in less than II.V years! Truly an amazing pair of ladies!
Source: Buckingham Palace.