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The unique beauty of Canada’s West Coast and the rugged wildness of the North front and centre during The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s second official Royal Tour to Canada. Their Royal Highnesses will visit five communities in British Columbia—Victoria, Vancouver, Haida Gwaii, Bella Bella, and Kelowna—and two communities in Yukon—Whitehorse and Carcross.
- September 24: Victoria, British Columbia
- September 25: Vancouver, British Columbia
- September 26: Bella Bella, British Columbia
- September 27: Victoria and Kelowna, British Columbia; Whitehorse, Yukon
- September 28: Whitehorse and Carcross, Yukon
- September 29: Victoria, British Columbia
- September 30: Haida Gwaii, British Columbia
- October 1: Victoria, British Columbia
Their Royal Highnesses will participate in events and activities that highlight the work Canadians are doing to preserve the environment, empower young people, improve mental health, encourage active living and highlight Indigenous culture and heritage.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge commemorate new Haida Gwaii hospital - September 30, 2016
Great Bear Rainforest Legacy Established - September 26, 2016
British Columbia welcomes Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - September 24, 2016
Premier's Statement on the Royal Tour - Schedule of Events - September 12, 2016
Itinerary unveiled for the 2016 Royal Tour to Canada of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (news.gc.ca) - September 12, 2016
Further details on The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's tour of Canada announced (royal.uk) - September 12, 2016
Premier's Statement on the Royal Tour itinerary - July 27, 2016
- An official welcome to Canada and British Columbia will be held on September 24 in Victoria. The official welcome will include protocol elements, such as an Honour Guard review and speeches.
- This will be the third official visit to Canada for The Duke of Cambridge and the second for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as a couple.
- This will be the first time The Duke of Cambridge has toured Yukon and British Columbia in an official capacity. However, The Duke visited British Columbia once before on a private/working visit in 1998, where he joined The Prince of Wales and his brother Prince Harry on a skiing vacation at Whistler.