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Royal Tour Announcement

December 14, 2011

 Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to Undertake a Royal Tour of Canada in 2012

OTTAWA—His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, is pleased to announce that a Royal Tour of Canada will take place next year, during the Diamond Jubilee year of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne.

Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have accepted the invitation of the Government of Canada to undertake a Royal Tour in May 2012. As part of Canada’s celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Royal Tour by Their Royal Highnesses will include stops in New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan.

A detailed itinerary will be published at a later date by the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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Media information:

Julie Rocheleau
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-993-2569
julie.rocheleau@gg.ca
www.gg.ca

Department of Canadian Heritage
Media Relations
819-994-9101
media@pch.gc.ca

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