August 22, 2016 08:59 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 22, 2016) - Department of Canadian Heritage
The unique beauty of Canada's West Coast and the rugged wildness of the North will be front and centre during The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second official Royal Tour to Canada. The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced Their Royal Highnesses will visit five communities in British Columbia-Victoria, Vancouver, Haida Gwaii, Bella Bella, and Kelowna-and two communities in Yukon-Whitehorse and Carcross.
Their Royal Highnesses will participate in events and activities that highlight the work Canadians are doing to preserve the environment, empower young people, improve mental health, encourage active living and highlight Indigenous culture and heritage.
"As celebrations for the 150th anniversary of Confederation draw ever closer, we are delighted to welcome Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their second Royal Tour to Canada. During this tour, Their Royal Highnesses will shine a light on the dedication and service of many Canadians who are doing important work in our Northern and West Coast communities."
-The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage
2016 Royal Tour of Canada
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