The Duke and Duchess of Cambridgeâ€™s excellent Canadian adventure.
Created by PostmediaNews on Jun 27, 2011
Last updated: 07/12/11 at 02:09 PM
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Gov. Gen David Johnston, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Alberta Lt.-Gov. Donald S. Ethell and Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach bid adieu to William and Catherine at a ceremony with full military honours, a 21-gun salute and an inspection of the Guard of Honour by Prince William.
They check out the exotic plants and free-flying birds at the Calgary Zooâ€™s ENMAX Conservatory.
Their Royal Highnesses kick off the 2011 Calgary Stampede Parade at Bow Valley College.
For their last evening, William and Kate are guests of honour at a reception where Prime Minister Stephen Harper will speak and present them a gift from the Government of Canada.
The newlyweds tour the Ward of the 21st Century Research and Innovation Centre and watch a presentation on health research.
The couple fly in to Calgary International Airport and take part in the traditional White Hat Ceremony, in which visiting dignitaries are presented with white cowboy hats.
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The royals meet aboriginal elders and youth at the Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning at Blachford Lake.
The couple meets the First Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, which conducts surveillance and sovereignty patrols in Canadaâ€™s North, at Blachford Lake, east of Yellowknife.
The Duke and Duchess hear from Northwest Territories youth during a session of youth parliament at the Legislative Assembly.
The royals attend Somba Kâ€™e Civic Plaza to take part in aboriginal traditions and activities, like drumming, dancing and sports.
The pair will have to bundle up as they touch down in Yellowknife.
William and Kate take in a search-and-rescue demonstration and Summerside Harbour.
The couple learns about aboriginal, Acadian and Celtic culture at Prince Edward Island National Park, and are pitted against each other in a dragonboat race across the lake.
â€” Prince William, a Royal Air Force search and rescue pilot, co-pilots a Sea King helicopter to learn how to execute a â€śwater birdâ€ť emergency landing at Dalvay-by-the-Sea.
The duke and duchess visit Charlottetownâ€™s Province House, the countryâ€™s second oldest active legislature building, which played an important role in Confederation.
The couple arrives at Charlottetown Airport in P.E.I.
Couple joins the community to mark the 375th anniversary of the Lauzon â€śseigneurie,â€ť the 150th anniversary of the founding of Levis, Que. and the 10th anniversary of the new City of Levis at the Levis Forts.
The couple attends the Freedom of the City Ceremony at Quebec City Hall to mark the relationship between the city and the Royal 22e Regiment service members.
The royals greet staff and teens at la Maison Dauphine, a community centre offering programs for street youth.
The ship arrives in Quebec City.
William and Kate join HMCS Montreal crew for a morning prayer.
The royal couple departs for Quebec City onboard HMCS Montreal.
Time to don an apron. The newlyweds are treated to a cooking workshop at the Institute de tourisme et dâ€™hotellerie du Quebec.
The duke and duchess visit Ste-Justine University Hospital Centre, the largest mother-child care centre in Canada, to meet patients and their families.
The pair arrives in Montreal.
William and Catherine meet veterans and their families at a reception and tour of the Canadian War Museum.
The couple plant a tree in the Royal Grove at Rideau Hall to commemorate their 2011 Royal Tour.
The couple will join the masses at Parliament Hill to watch a full military honours presentation with 21-gun salute, as well as a flypast by the Canadian Forces CF-18s and Snowbirds, to celebrate Canadaâ€™s 144th birthday.
The duke and duchess attend a citizenship ceremony at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Que.
The royals attend a Celebration of Youth barbecue.
Gov. Gen. David Johnston and Prime Minister Stephen Harper officially welcome couple to Canada at Rideau Hall, with full military honours and a 21-gun salute.
The couple lay a wreath at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa.
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive at the Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, where they will be greeted according to Canadian custom and protocol.