Queen Elizabeth II Articles

Shrubs Planted in Queen’s Honour on Victoria Day

By Sarah Klein To honour Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, two new Amber Jubilee Ninebark shrubs will be planted in Winnipeg on Monday. Lt.-Gov. Philip S. Lee and Culture, Heritage and Tourism Minister Flor Marcelino will plant the shrubs on the grounds of the...

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PHOTOS: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrated in Manitoba

PHOTOS: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrated in Manitoba

Manitoba began celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee on Monday, beginning with a flag-raising outside the Manitoba Legislature. Lt.-Gov. Philip Lee and Premier Greg Selinger then both signed a book of celebration, which will be open to the public for three...

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Manitoba Celebrating Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Manitoba will mark Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee along with other provinces during several events planned for today. To begin celebrations, military cadets will raise the Queen’s Canadian flag at the front of the Manitoba Legislature at 7:30 a.m., where it will...

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrated in Postage Stamp

By Sarah Klein Canada Post on Monday honoured the Diamond Jubilee at the Museum of Civilization in Ottawa by unveiling a new postage stamp featuring a photograph of Queen Elizabeth II. The stamp -- now available at post offices nationwide -- shows Her Majesty in her...

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Queen Elizabeth II’s Royal Visit to Winnipeg (PHOTOS)

Queen Elizabeth II’s Royal Visit to Winnipeg (PHOTOS)

It was a non-stop trip in Winnipeg Saturday for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. The monarch spent the day at several locations throughout the city, greeting a few lucky Manitobans along the way. The Queen arrived in Toronto late last night, where she will begin...

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Queen’s Royal Tour Whisks Through Winnipeg

It was a royal welcome Saturday afternoon at Winnipeg's James Richardson International Airport as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touched down shortly after noon. Watch: Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh were the first two passengers to arrive at the new...

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Queen’s Motorcade Route Gets a Run-Through

Queen’s Motorcade Route Gets a Run-Through

Winnipeg police on Friday orchestrated what many believe was a dry run in preparation for Queen Elizabeth II's visit on July 3. Numerous streets in the downtown area were blocked momentarily while a motorcade passed through. If the practice was any indication of the...

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Royals Visiting Manitoba in 2010

Put on your best outfit, the Queen is coming to Manitoba. Our province is on a list of destinations that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip will visit in 2010. The announcement made Friday notes the royal visit will make stops in Nova Scotia and parts of Ontario...

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