The Queen's Jubilee in London and Pointe-Claire
This weekend, Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee which marks her 60th anniversary. It's only happened once before: in 1897, Queen Victoria's 60th year on the throne. To honour Queen Elizabeth's service, a flotilla of a thousand boats will sail down the River Thames in London, England.
Here in Canada, many are marking the occasion with some of the Queen's favourite things - like Jammy Dodgers and Darjeeling tea. The Bramble House in Pointe-Claire is holding two afternoon teas this weekend for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. The Bramble House's Diane Hodges will be watching the event from home on TV before heading to work. She spoke with Sonali Karnick before the ceremony.
Then, we call up London to speak with a royal fan waiting to watch the flotilla pass by her perch in an apartment near the Tower Bridge. She wore her own tiara to the event!