Prince Charles (Prince of Wales) and Camilla (Duke of Cornwall) observe moments of silence to honor and remember the indigenous children who attended Labrador and a housing school in northern Newfoundland. Platinum Jubilee Royal Tour of Canada on May 17, 2022 in St. John’s, Canada. (Chris Jackson / Getty Images)
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall Officially arrived Start a three-day Canadian tour in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, taking royalty to Ottawa and the Northwest Territories.
They arrived at St. John’s International Airport on a Canadian government jet on Tuesday and boarded a motorcade for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Governor Mary Simon to receive at the Legislature.
by Official itinerary Of the visits on the government’s website, they will visit the fishing village of St. John’s, Quidi Bidi, on Tuesday afternoon. On Wednesday morning, they will attend the National Wreath Awards Ceremony in Ottawa and will visit with members of the Ukrainian community on the assumption of the Blessed Orthodox Church of Our Lady. They are also planning a meeting between the Prime Minister and the Governor at Rideau Hall.
At Yellowknife on Thursday, they will visit DeneFirst Nation to “participate in various community events and experience local culture and traditions.” They will also attend the Rangers 75th Anniversary Ceremony and meet with climate change experts to discuss the impact of climate change on the Northwest Territories and indigenous-led initiatives to address it.
Charles and Camilla are on a journey to represent Queen Elizabeth, who is now 96 years old, as a result of her age and recent health concerns.To Business reporter.. The Queen has visited Canada 22 times since her first visit in 1951.
“The Queen asked me to express her best wishes for this special year, and she expresses her deep love for Canada and all Canadians,” Charles said after arrival. I did. “Since she first visited Canada in 1951, her dignity has been very attached to Canada throughout her life.”
The Associated Press and the Canadian press contributed to this report.