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Royal visit to Ottawa for Canada 150

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will be representing Her Majesty at celebrations on 1 July in Ottawa, Canada to mark Canada’s 150th birthday.

The three-day trip will take TRH to Nunavut (a Nothern Canadian Territory) and Ontario from 29 June to 1 July.

Charles and Camilla were last in Canada in 2014, where they visited Halifax, Prince Edward Island and Manitoba. This upcoming tour will be the couple`s fourth joint tour of Canada and Prince Charles` 18th.

2017 marks 150 years since Canada’s confederation. To honour the occasion, the Canadian Federal Government is estimated to be spending around half-a-billion dollars across the country on projects and events.

The Queen, who will be 91-years-old by the time Canada celebrates confederation, has become too old to travel such long distances. She did, however, wish Canada best wishes and congratulations in a video message released on 31 December 2016.

September 2016 saw the visit of the entire Cambridge family to British Columbia and the Yukon. It was the first overseas tour for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s daughter, Princess Charlotte.

In September 2017, Prince Harry will be bringing his Invictus Games to Toronto for their third rendition.

 

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