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Prince William, Kate and the kids say goodbye to Canada

The royal tour of B.C. and Yukon wrapped up Saturday in Victoria.
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Prince William and Kate tour Haida Gwaii on final full day of tour

It was planes, boats and automobiles — and a little bit of protest and politics — for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they spent the day touring Haida Gwaii, B.C.

Octopus balls, salmon and fresh-picked chanterelles: a traditional menu for Will and Kate on Haida Gwaii

When Prince William and Kate sit down for lunch in Haida Gwaii, they will get a taste of tradition with a modern touch, according to chef Edi Szasz.
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Fishing reel connects Vancouver Island carver with Royal Family

Kwagiulth artist Jason Henry Hunt followed in the footsteps of his elders when he took up carving. Now, he's the latest member of his family to have a connection with the Royal Family.

Vancouver photographer's 'imperfect' Royal photo makes for perfect internet fodder

Getty Images photographer Andrew Chin thought it was 'hilarious' to see his innocent photo shared around the world with saucy suggestions.

Kate Middleton wears Toronto designer's coat and now it's sold out

Barely 24 hours after the Duchess of Cambridge appeared in a coat by the Toronto-based fashion designer, the grey alpaca garment and many others from the Sentaler brand sold out online, with orders coming in from around the world

'This is the unceded territory of the Haida': royal visit viewed as a meeting of equals

When Prince William and Kate visit Haida Gwaii today, they will be stepping into a unique cultural and political landscape.

'World's most popular 3-star hotel': Where Will and Kate stayed in Yukon

The British press were not kind to Whitehorse's Coast High Country Inn. The hotel owners don't mind a bit.
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Royal visit: highlights from William and Kate's B.C., Yukon trip

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on an eight-day visit to Canada that is taking them from Victoria to Vancouver, Bella Bella, Kelowna, Whitehorse, Yukon, Haida Gwaii and back to Victoria, where their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are staying.
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Prince George and Princess Charlotte's party

This is one of the few times the young royals have been seen in B.C.
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Prince George, Princess Charlotte turn heads at children's party

Prince George and Princess Charlotte were the centre of attention this morning as the Royal Family hosted a children's party at Government House in Victoria.
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Royal visits are fun but do we really need the monarchy, group asks

Citizens for a Canadian Republic say it’s time for Canada to sever its ties with the monarchy and have a truly Canadian head of state. Their director explains why.
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First Nations, fashion and no high-5 from Prince George: How the royal tour is seen in Britain

News coverage of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s trip to British Columbia and Yukon is giving Britons a look at regions and issues that would usually go unnoticed in the United Kingdom, the CBC's Thomas Daigle writes from London.

Will and Kate send royal tweet with Yukon telegraph

'Well, I guess it's the old way and the new way joining hands,' said former Yukon Commissioner - and telegraph operator - Doug Bell.
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'Chance of a lifetime': Big crowds greet royals in Yukon

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continue their Yukon visit today. They began with a visit to a local museum and a walk through downtown Whitehorse.

Dinner with a side of protocol: cooking for royal visitors

Retired Government House executive chef Daniel von Kanel says every detail in the kitchen is accounted for during royal visits, but things don't always go as planned.

Yukon's royal carver: First Nations artist makes gift for Prince William

Keith Wolfe Smarch of Carcross is no stranger to the British royal family: in 2001, he presented a carved mask to Prince Charles in Yukon. On Wednesday, he'll meet Prince William. 'Maybe he can say hi to his father for me.'

Royal Canadian Mint issues collector coin for royal visit

Fans of the Royal Family can commemorate the current visit with a new collector coin from The Royal Canadian Mint.
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Prince William gets lesson in colonialism, cultural genocide at Black Rod ceremony

Prince William got a lesson in both colonial history and modern politics from First Nations leaders Monday night in Victoria when he participated in a politically charged ceremony.
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William and Kate land in Kelowna for wine tasting and volleyball match

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge headed to Kelowna today for a public event at UBC's Okanagan campus, and then a private wine tasting at a local vineyard.

William and Kate arrive in Whitehorse, begin Yukon tour with cultural celebration

Prince William and Kate took in a healthy dose of Yukon history and Indigenous culture during their 24-hour visit to the territory, which began Tuesday night.

Kelowna kids preparing food for royal visit

“We will be [demonstrating] a condensed version of our seven week program that we taught last year in six Okanagan schools,” said Okanagan Chefs Association junior director, Melissa Masters, to Daybreak South host, Chris Walker.

Yukon woman's 'powerful moment' with the Duchess of Cambridge

'They want to understand the realities in our communities,' said Kluane First Nation member Kluane Adamek, after meeting Prince William and Kate Middleton at a reception in Vancouver.
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B.C.'s Grand Chief Stewart Phillip won't attend royal ceremony with Prince William

Government inaction on First Nations issues mean Stewart Phillip, grand chief of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, won't be there tonight when Prince William adds a ring of reconciliation to a ceremonial staff of the B.C. Legislature.
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Royal visit: Victoria and Vancouver

Prince William, Kate and the kids arrived in Victoria Saturday, and the couple arrived in Vancouver on Sunday

Royals and the radio: CBC live in Victoria for tour

Join B.C. Almanac Host Gloria Macarenko for two special noon-hour shows September 26 and 27, and All Points West Robyn Burns on Tuesday from 3 to 6 p.m. PT

Heiltsuk and Haida First Nations view Royal visit as chance for reconciliation

Indigenous leaders say Will and Kate will see a showcase of sovereignty and culture while visiting B.C.'s Bella Bella and Haida Gwaii.

Royals endorse Great Bear Rainforest as part of Queen's Commonwealth Canopy

Prince William has endorsed the Great Bear Rainforest on B.C.'s Central Coast under the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy initiative.

Will and Kate visit mothers of Sheway in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

It was a stark juxtaposition — the fans of Prince William and Kate gathered with the more usual denizens of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside to await the royal couple.

Royal visit: Prince William and Kate make final Vancouver stop at Kitsilano Coast Guard Station

The royal tour of Vancouver wrapped up at the Kitsilano Coast Guard Base where Prince William and Kate boarded a hovercraft for their journey back to Victoria.

How green are the royals? Great Bear Rainforest will give William and Kate glimpse of 'stunning' natural world

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit the Great Bear Rainforest on Monday as their royal visit to Canada continues in British Columbia.
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Vancouver royal blogger anticipates about what Kate does in Canada

Blogger Amanada Dishaw's What would Kate do? blog is popular showcase of the Duchess of Cambridge's style and etiquette. Dishaw believes Kate Middleton is a good role model and a wonderful example to all people but especially young women.

Royal Visit Canada: Prince William, Kate and the kids arrive in Victoria

Thousands of adoring fans greeted Prince William, Kate and their kids in Victoria on the first day of the much-anticipated royal visit to British Columbia.

British media descend on Victoria in lead-up to Royal Visit

The 'British invasion' has already begun. Even though the royal family has not yet arrived in Victoria, dozens of members of the notorious British press have landed in the capital.

Royal visit means road closures in Vancouver, Victoria this weekend

When William and Kate arrive in Victoria and Vancouver this weekend, it's going to trigger some royal road closures.

British Columbians eager to meet Royal Family

Families are playing a critical role in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's visit across British Columbia and Yukon.

The royal visit: Where to meet William and Kate, and maybe George and Charlotte too

Wondering where to see the Royal Family during their B.C. and Yukon visit? Here is our complete guide, including the best chance of seeing George and Charlotte too.

A prince in Carhartts: Yukon artists find creative ways to mark royal visit

From whimsical tea towels to Union Jack jewelry, local artists and craftspeople are busy making souvenirs to commemorate Will and Kate's Whitehorse visit next week.
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Prince William and Kate in Canada: Why their royal visit is more than just the photo ops

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's upcoming visit to Canada will serve up a week of splendid photo ops showcasing the royals, but it is also an attempt to put a more modern glow on a monarchy some see as anything but.

Royals to get a heavy dose of local flavour when they visit B.C.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge should expect lots of 'surprises' when it comes to their eight-day stay at Government House.

No Yukon visit for Prince George, Princess Charlotte

The Yukon government says there will be plenty of opportunity next week for Yukoners to see the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, when they visit Whitehorse and Carcross. The youngest royals, however, won't be along.

British Columbia set to pick up part of hefty Royal tour bill

The upcoming royal visit, which will include the Duke and Duchess as well as their two children, will be paid for by the Canadian government and the governments of British Columbia and the Yukon.

Reconciliation and the royals: William and Kate to view Witness Blanket

The creator of the Witness Blanket says he wants to show today's royalty the legacy of colonialism.
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B.C. royal visit: Volunteer gardeners spruce up Victoria's Government House

150 gardeners have crammed six months worth of projects into a few weeks to get the grounds ready at Government House.

Royal tour planners create "narrative," says expert

Events on Prince William and Kate's itinerary have been chosen to tell a story about the causes and issues they are interested in, according to a former head of protocol for the Canadian government.

Is Will and Kate's Canadian tour a celebrity appearance like any other?

The hype surrounding the upcoming royal visit to Canada by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge is reminiscent of the buzz that follows any famous family in our celebrity-obsessed culture, but royal watchers say Canadians will get more out of it than just another sighting of Kimye and the kids.

Downtown Eastside mother of four young children gets chance to meet Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Vancouver mother Karen Leann Starr will be among those who greet Prince William and his wife Kate when they visit a healthcare and social services facility for pregnant women and mothers on the Downtown Eastside.

No selfies with William and Kate: etiquette tips for the royal visit

Their Royal Highnesses won't have time for selfies on their visit to B.C. and Yukon later this month — plus what to wear and say if you meet a member of the Royal Family.

Royal visit to Yukon to celebrate First Nations communities, arts, culture

Kensington Palace has released a more detailed itinerary for Prince William and his wife Kate’s visit to Canada, which it says will 'help celebrate Canada’s First Nations communities, its art and culture.'

William, Kate to bring Prince George, Princess Charlotte on B.C., Yukon visit

Prince William and Kate will bring Prince George and Princess Charlotte on the family's first official visit to B.C. and Yukon later this month, Kensington Palace confirms.

Kelowna woman to cover royal B.C. visit for U.K. website

Jamie Samhan has felt a strong connection to the Royal Family ever since Princess Diana died on her eighth birthday.

Royals B.C. tour: No Prince George visit for Prince George

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced the royal itinerary for their first official tour of B.C. — and it does not include the City of Prince George.

Will and Kate announce plans for B.C., Yukon visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have revealed their itinerary, including stops in Vancouver, Victoria, Haida Gwaii and Kelowna, B.C., as well as Whitehorse.

Prince George, Princess Charlotte to join Will, Kate in Canada: reports

Prince George and Princess Charlotte will visit Canada for the first time this fall when they accompany parents Prince William and Kate during their royal tour, according to multiple reports.

PM Trudeau to join royals on Yukon visit next month

Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire will spend a day in the Whitehorse area next month with Prince William and Kate Middleton.

William and Kate's 2nd royal visit to Canada will be this fall

Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton will visit British Columbia and Yukon this fall during their second royal visit to Canada.

Trudeau invites Prince William and Kate to take royal tour of Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has sent a letter to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, inviting the royal couple to visit Canada whenever their schedule permits.