Royal Tour 2009

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall

This was the first time Prince Charles visited Canada with his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall were greeted by children at the B.C. Parliament Buildings Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall were greeted by children at the B.C. Parliament Buildings

Itinerary:

November 6, 2009 to November 8, 2009 – The Royal Couple were officially welcomed to B.C. at the provincial Parliament Buildings.  They toured Vancouver’s Olympic and Paralympic Village and attended a service at Victoria’s Christ Church Cathedral.

Highlights of the 2009 Royal Tour:

The Prince and Duchess share a moment on the dais The Prince and Duchess share a moment on the dais

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, stop to talk to aboriginal artist Wade Baker
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, stop to talk to aboriginal artist Wade Baker, of the Coast Salish First Nation, while touring the athletes' village for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games

Prince Charles braves the rain to speak to members of the public
Prince Charles braves the rain to speak to members of the public

Presentation of Vancouver Olympics souvenir mitts and scarves by Premier Gordon Campbell
Presentation of Vancouver Olympics souvenir mitts and scarves by Premier Gordon Campbell

Meeting Vancouver Olympics 2010 mascots Miga (R) and Quatchi (L)
Meeting Vancouver Olympics 2010 mascots Miga (right), Quatchi (left), Sumi (rear)

Prince Charles chats with Lieutenant Governor Steven Point and his wife, Gwen at Government House in Victoria
Prince Charles chats with Lieutenant Governor Steven Point and his wife, Gwen at Government House in Victoria