Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, wrap up their tour of Canada in Winnipeg today with bears, ballet and more.
Charles is scheduled to feed a polar bear at the Winnipeg Zoo while Camilla will tour the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.
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The prince will also speak at a ceremony celebrating Manitoba's aerospace industry where he will be joined by Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
The couple arrived Tuesday night under cloudy skies, light rain and a strong wind.
Underneath umbrellas, they walked along the tarmac and were greeted by local dignitaries, and their motorcade was greeted by several dozen people who stood along the streets toward downtown, waving or snapping pictures.
They ended their day with a small reception at Government House, the official residence of Manitoba's lieutenant-governor, where a few dozen people stood outside.
Charles spoke for a few minutes with Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger about inner-city projects including the Merchants Hotel, which Prince's Charities Canada, the Canadian office of the Prince of Wales' charitable organization, has identified as a project of special interest.
The former rundown bar and hotel is being redeveloped to offer safe, affordable housing. The Manitoba government bought the property for $1.3 million in 2012 and is working with local groups to have it developed.
The Prince and the Duchess of Cornwall leave Canada from 17 Wing Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg tonight.