Government of Canada/Gouvernement du Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

Ontario (Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ottawa, Petawawa)

November 4-6 and 9-12, 2009

Ontario (Toronto, Hamilton and Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ottawa, Petawawa)

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 (Toronto, Ontario)

Their Royal Highnesses arrive at the Lester B. Pearson International Airport in Toronto.

Their Royal Highnessess have a private meeting with the Premier of Ontario, the Honourable Dalton McGuinty in Toronto.

Late afternoon
His Royal Highness meets with members of Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR).

Her Royal Highness visits the Royal Conservatory of Music where she will have a brief tour of the Conservatory, including a visit to the recently completed Koerner Hall and a short performance by students. Her Royal Highness will meet students involved in Learning Through the Arts Program.

As Her Royal Highness departs, she pauses to read a plaque commemorating the 1901 visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall

At Heritage Canada Foundation event: His Royal Highness presents the Prince of Wales Prize for Municipal Heritage Leadership

Their Royal Highnesses join a reception hosted by the Province of Ontario at the CARLU, Eaton’s College Park

Thursday, November 5, 2009 (Hamilton, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Toronto, Ontario)

11:00 a.m.
Their Royal Highnesses visit Hamilton's historic Dundurn Castle, built by The Duchess' ancestor, her great-great-great grandfather, Sir Allan MacNab, Prime Minister of the Province of Canada from 1854-56.  They plant a tree in commemoration of their visit.

11:55 a.m.
Their Royal Highnesses tour national historic site, HMCS Haida.  They will, meet with volunteers and veterans, open a small museum and unveil a plaque commemorating their visit.

1:40 p.m.
His Royal Highness visits the Niagara College Teaching Winery.  Following a tour of the new Wine Visitor and Education Centre facility, His Royal Highness joins a reception and unveils a plaque commemorating the Royal Visit.

5:00 p.m.
His Royal Highness will present colours to the Royal Regiment of Canada and The Toronto Scottish Regiment (Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's Own) at Varsity Stadium in Toronto. Their Royal Highnesses will meet with members of both regimental families, including serving, retired and civilian supporters.

Friday, November 6, 2009 (Toronto, Ontario)

10:15 a.m.
His Royal Highness opens the 87th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and Their Royal Highnesses tour the Fair.

11:35 a.m.
His Royal Highness visits Evergreen Brick Works.  He will tour the facilities and participate in several events.

1:20 p.m.
Their Royal Highnesses say farewell and at the Lester B. Pearson International Airport and depart for Victoria.

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Monday, November 9, 2009 (Ottawa, Ontario)

Their Royal Highnesses arrive at the Canada Reception Centre in Ottawa.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 (Ottawa, Ontario)

Their Royal Highnesses meet with Her Excellency the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada and His Excellency Jean-Daniel Lafond. 

His Royal Highness then has a private meeting with the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper. His Royal Highness will accept, on behalf of Prince William and Prince Harry, appointment, as honourary Canadian Rangers.

His Royal Highness will then meet with the leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, the Honourable Michael Ignatieff

Late morning
Their Royal Highnesses depart for Montréal, Quebec.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009 (Ottawa and Petawawa, Ontario)

Time: 10:48 a.m.    
Their Royal Highnesses arrive at the National War Memorial for Remembrance Day Service to join together with all Canadians in the National ceremony to remember and  honour the more than 1,500,000 Canadian men and women who have served, and continue to serve, their country during times of war, conflict and peace. They also honour the more than 100,000 Canadians who gave their lives and their futures so that we Canadians may live in peace.

Their Royal Highnesses visit CFB Petawawa, where they will meet with military personnel and their families.

Their Royal Highnesses will attend a  reception and dinner hosted by Their Excellencies at Rideau Hall.

Thursday, November 12, 2009 (Ottawa, Ontario)

Their Royal Highnesses will plant an oak tree at Rideau Hall as a commemoration of their visit.

Their Royal Highnesses participate in the official departure ceremony from Canada at the Canada Reception Centre at the Ottawa International Airport.

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