Former Lieutenant Governor Ed Roberts has passed away


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Former Lieutenant Governor and politician Ed Roberts has passed away.


He served as the 11th Lieutenant Governor for Newfoundland and Labrador from 2002 until 2008.


Roberts was also a Cabinet Minister for a number of departments including Health, Public Welfare and Justice, and also served as the province’s Attorney General.


He was invested as a Member of the Order of Canada in 2010.


The flags at all Provincial Government buildings will be lowered to half-mast until sunset on the day of the funeral.