Royal Tour 2002

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

On the occasion of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh toured Canada. During the 12 day tour, the Queen thanked Canadians for their “loyalty, encouragement and support” during the 50 years of her reign.

Queen Elizabeth II accepting flowers at the Parliament Buildings in Victoria Queen Elizabeth II accepting flowers at the Parliament Buildings in Victoria

Itinerary:

October 4, 2002 to October 15, 2002 – The Queen visited Victoria and Vancouver, B.C.  She also visited Nunavut, Ontario, New Brunswick and National Capital Region.

Highlights of the 2002 Royal Tour:

The Queen unveiled the new stained glass window that was designed to honour her Golden Jubilee, B.C. Parliament Buildings, Victoria The Queen unveiled the new stained glass window that was designed to honour her Golden Jubilee, B.C. Parliament Buildings, Victoria

Golden Jubilee stained glass window
Golden Jubilee stained glass window

Golden Jubilee window detail
Golden Jubilee window detail

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are welcomed by Premier Gordon Campbell The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are welcomed by Premier Gordon Campbell

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth dropped the ceremonial puck at the start of an exhibition hockey game at GM Place, Vancouver. Queen Elizabeth dropped the ceremonial puck at the start of an exhibition hockey game at GM Place, Vancouver 

Queen Elizabeth chats with Premier Gordon Campbell at the University of British Columbia
Queen Elizabeth chats with Premier Gordon Campbell at the University of British Columbia

The Queen talking to members of the public The Queen talking to members of the public