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Details of 2011 Royal Visit released by Minister James Moore
Are you interested in catching a glimpse of the Royal couple when the come to Canada next month? Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages James Moore, announced today the itinerary of the Royal Tour of Canada by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
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Ottawa - Jun. 21, 2011 - Did you get up bright and early to watch the Royal Wedding in late April? If so, you may be interested in catching a glimpse of the Royal couple when the come to Canada next month.

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages James Moore, announced today the itinerary of the Royal Tour of Canada by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

From June 30 to July 8, 2011, The Royal Couple will tour the National Capital Region, Montréal and Québec City (Quebec), Charlottetown and Summerside (Prince Edward Island), Yellowknife (Northwest Territories), and Calgary (Alberta).

"The 2011 Royal Tour will showcase the best of what Canada has to offer," said Minister Moore. "The Royal Couple's decision to visit Canada first as newlyweds is a testament to our country's close relationship with the Royal Family, and is a chance for all Canadians to take pride in our institutions. This is an opportunity to show the Royal Couple what it means to be Canadian."

The itinerary, which was developed in collaboration with municipalities, provinces, territories, and private organizations, includes the following highlights:

  • The Canada Day Noon Show on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario (July 1)

  • Freedom of the City ceremony with the Royal 22e Régiment in Québec City, Quebec (July 3)

  • Search and rescue demonstration in Summerside, Prince Edward Island (July 4)

  • Event with Canadian Rangers in Blachford Lake, Northwest Territories (July 5)

  • Official launch of the Calgary Stampede Parade in Calgary, Alberta (July 8)

    For more details on the itinerary, including where the public can see the Royal Couple, visit the 2011 Royal Tour website at www.royaltour.gc.ca.


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