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A royal feast

CBC producer extraordinaire Chris Rands got a peek at the menu for Thursday's dinner at Rideau Hall with William and Kate. 

William's first speech to Canada

Prince William, who is in line to be Canada's king one day, delivered his first remarks in Canada Thursday. They were brief, but judging by the reaction from the estimated 8,000 people who'd spent hours waiting for he and wife Kate Middleton, very well received.

Read the text of his remarks as delivered - and with our translation - after the jump....

Our leaders agree... on the royal engagement, that is

Though still divided on Canada's role in Afghanistan after 2011, there appears to be one subject on which the country's political leaders agree universally: the engagement of Prince William to his longtime girlfriend Kate Middleton.

"I think it's exciting!" declared NDP Leader Jack Layton, when asked for his reaction outside the House of Commons. "It's a happy news! Normally when you watch the news you don't get to see that much happy stuff going on. We wish them well!"

"They're such a nice young couple!" Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff declared, when asked for his thoughts on the engagement.

"They look great! They look happy! Reminds me of when I got engaged. It's nice," he said, smiling broadly.

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