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Canada to donate $100,000 to the Breakfast Club of Canada in honour of Archie Harrison's birth

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced yesterday that to celebrate the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s first child, Master Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, Canada would be donated $100,000 to the Breakfast Club of Canada. The Prime Minister congratulated the couple in his statement and said he was looking forward to a future Sussex family visit to the Great White…
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Canadian government considering eliminating historic royal liaison role

Created in 1959, the position of Canadian Secretary to the Queen (CSQ) is now under review as Canadian government officials assess the future of the role. When the role of CSQ was first created, the ceremonial duties it consisted of – including acting as Canadian adviser to the monarch and coordinator for royal visits – were handled by people such as the Sergeant-at-Arms in the House of…
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Taking a look at the Order of Canada

The Order of Canada was established by Her Majesty The Queen, as Queen of Canada, as part of the creation of a Canadian honours system unique to the country and the reduction of the use of British honours within the realm. The Order of Canada recognises outstanding…
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The Queen marks Canada Day with a Canada-themed portrait

It is Canada’s 150th birthday, and the Queen of Canada is celebrating the special occasion with a new Canada-themed portrait. Sitting on an ornate gold-coloured chair and wearing a pale gold dress, Her Majesty sported a platinum Canadian maple-leaf brooch on her left shoulder, a piece of jewellery she inherited from her mother Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. The portrait was taken by…
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Canada's Military Takes Their Part in Queen's Guard

Canadian Troops will take up their ceremonial duties as the Queen’s Guard in London England on the 18th of June, they will continue until July 3rd. Personnel from the 2nd Batallion of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry as well as members of the Royal…
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How much does the Crown cost Canadians?

For Canadian’s the monarchy costs each person as little as $1.53 a year(94p), which is about as expensive as a small cup of coffee at the Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons. The $1.53 doesn’t just cover the Canadian Governor General, who is their representative for the monarchy in Canada. The $1.53 also covers all official residences, staff, administration, travel, security and on top…
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