Royal visit 2014: Prince Charles and Camilla's Canadian tour

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, arrive in Nova Scotia on Sunday to begin a four-day visit to Canada that also includes stops in Prince Edward Island and Manitoba.

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Manitoba

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, shown in St. John's in November 2009, begin a visit to Canada on Sunday, May 18, 2014. (Andrew Vaughan/Canadian Press)

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, arrive in Nova Scotia on Sunday to begin a four-day visit to Canada.

The royal tour also includes stops in Prince Edward Island and Manitoba. 

The visit is Prince Charles's 17th to Canada, and the third for Camilla. It features events to celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday and will mark the centenary of the First World War and the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference, which led to Canadian confederation.

Here are the highlights of their tour.

Monday, May 19

Halifax, N.S.

Charles and Camilla take part in a ceremony officially welcoming them to Canada and Nova Scotia at the Grand Parade.

Charles and Camilla visit the Military Family Resource Centre and meet with groups that provide support to military families.

Charles tours the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market and meets with vendors, local farmers and artisans at their kiosks.

Charles and Camilla visit the Canadian Museum of Immigration Pier 21, where they will meet with war brides and Second World War veterans and tour the exhibition hall.

Pictou County, N.S.

Charles and Camilla take part in a Celtic celebration and tour the Hector Heritage Quay and museum.

Charlottetown, P.E.I.: Charles and Camilla take part in a Victoria Day celebration with fireworks, music and performances at Province House.

Tuesday, May 20

Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Charles and Camilla attend a Youth Parliament in the Legislative Chamber of Prince Edward Island and tour the Confederation Chamber.

Charles visits Holland College, Prince of Wales Campus.

Camilla tours Prince Edward Home, Charlottetown's newest seniors' residence.

Charles meets with members of the Canadian Institute of Forestry at Government House.

Charles and Camilla visit Cornwall United Church to meet with Prince Edward Island groups, including women’s organizations, veterans, community groups and volunteers.

Charles tours Bonshaw Provincial Park.

Camilla meets students at Immanuel Christian School in Charlottetown.

Winnipeg, Man.

Charles and Camilla attend a reception at Government House.

Wednesday, May 21

Winnipeg, Man.

Charles and Camilla meet with young people at Aerospace and Aviation in Manitoba Day and tour the Stevenson Hangar at Red River College.

Charles and Camilla tour the Winnie the Pooh Gallery at the Pavilion Gallery Museum.

Charles visits the International Polar Bear Conservation Centre at the new Journey to Churchill exhibition at the Assiniboine Park Zoo and meets Hudson the polar bear.

Charles visits Place Bernadette Poirier and takes part in a reception to mark the opening of the facility.

Charles visits Innovation Alley.

Charles visits Red River College, meets with representatives of the Canadian Business Network and attends a meeting on sustainable urban development.

Charles and Camilla take part in an Order of Manitoba investiture at the Manitoba Legislature and Charles makes a speech.

Source: Government of Canada


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