Royal Tour 2014 Articles

Prince of Wales, Camilla End Canadian Tour in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG -- Prince Charles and wife Camilla have wrapped up their four-day visit to Canada after a whirlwind tour of the country. The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall arrived to about 1,000 well-wishers at the Manitoba legislature Wednesday evening for an Order...

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Royal Honour for Four Manitoba RCMP Members

Four Manitoba RCMP members were presented with Long Service Medals by Prince Charles on Wednesday. The Prince of Wales made the presentation on the last day of his Canadian tour at the Fairmont Winnipeg. The ceremony was organized to highlight the 80th anniversary of...

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Duchess of Cornwall Visits Assiniboine Credit Union

WINNIPEG -- Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, received a lesson in personal banking on Wednesday while visiting an Assiniboine Credit Union branch. Her Royal Highness toured the McGregor Street location in the city's north end to learn about the credit union's unique...

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Prince Charles Takes Google Glass for a Spin in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG -- During a stop to meet with Winnipeg's technology entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Prince Charles briefly tried on a pair of Google Glass spectacles. Charles was visiting Innovation Alley on Adelaide Street, where a number of local startups have their offices....

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Mint Reveals Coin to Commemorate RWB’s 75th Anniversary

The 75th anniversary of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet is being marked with a commemorative silver coin. The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled the coin on Wednesday as Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, visited the RWB as part a four-day Canadian tour with Prince Charles. "As the...

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Prince Charles Feeds Polar Bear at Winnipeg Zoo

WINNIPEG -- Hudson the polar bear had to share the spotlight on Wednesday with Prince Charles. The famous bear is the Assiniboine Park Zoo's star attraction, but when the royals are in town, Hudson's celebrity takes a bit of a backseat. Charles toured the zoo on the...

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Prince Charles and Camilla Tour Winnipeg Aircraft Hangar

WINNIPEG -- Prince Charles and wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, began their first full day in Winnipeg on Wednesday by touring an aircraft hangar at Red River College. The royal couple met with young students to mark Aerospace and Aviation in Manitoba Day, where...

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Prince Charles and Camilla Arrive in Winnipeg

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrived in Winnipeg early Tuesday evening. The royal couple landed at 17 Wing Winnipeg under a dreary, rainy sky shortly after 6 p.m. VIPs and other dignitaries greeted the couple as they made their way down the...

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Rare Footage Released of 1939 Royal Visit to Winnipeg

Rare never-before-seen footage of a Royal visit to Winnipeg in 1939 has been released by the University of Manitoba. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth travelled by train across the country when they arrived on May 24, 1939 to a greeting of an estimated 100,000...

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PM Harper in Winnipeg Wednesday to Join Royal Visit

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be in Winnipeg on Wednesday to join the visiting royal family on their first full day in the city. Harper, with wife Laureen, will be at Red River College's Stevenson Campus with the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. Both...

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Prince Charles, Camilla Arriving in Winnipeg on Tuesday

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, will arrive in Winnipeg on Tuesday evening as part of a four-day whirlwind tour of Canada. It's the 17th visit to the country for Charles and the third for them as a couple since 2009. With any Royal visit, pomp and circumstance...

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Prince Charles, Camilla in Winnipeg May 20-21

Manitoba will roll out the red carpet for the royal family in May. Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are embarking on a Canadian tour next month, where they will visit Halifax and Pictou, Nova Scotia, and Charlottetown, PEI. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of...

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