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Duchess of Sussex reportedly heads back to Canada to Archie while Harry is in discussions with Royal Family over their roles

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The Duchess of Sussex has returned to Canada to her and the Duke of Sussex’s son, Archie, while the Duke has remained behind to continue discussions with the Royal Family over their roles within the Firm and for a planned engagement next week.

Meghan returned the Vancouver area where eight-month-old Archie was reportedly being cared for by her close friend, Jessica Mulroney and a nanny. This is the same area where the Sussex family spent their six week Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday with Doria Ragland, Meghan’s mum.

It is not known how long the Duchess and Archie will remain in Canada, but it is assumed it will be for the foreseeable future and that the Duke will rejoin them after his event next week.

The Duke of Sussex meanwhile is still in the UK in crisis talks with The Queen, Prince of Wales and Duke of Cambridge after the Sussex bombshell announcement on 8 January where they revealed they wanted to step back from being senior royals and become financially independent. Buckingham Palace has said discussions are ongoing, and it is expected that a resolution will be reached within days.

Prince Harry has one engagement planned, as well, while he is still in Britain. On Thursday of next week, he is set to host the Rugby League World Cup 2021 draw.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites.