Royal Tour of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall

May 17 and 18, 2022

Their Excellencies the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Whit Fraser participated in several elements of the Royal Tour of Canada of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall. The Royal Tour is one of many ways Canada is celebrating The Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2022. 

May 17, 2022

The Governor General delivered remarks at the official ceremony welcoming Their Royal Highnesses to Canada in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. 

Their Excellencies then joined Their Royal Highnesses, Indigenous leaders and community members in a solemn moment of reflection and prayer in the Heart Garden at Government House.

May 18, 2022

While in Ottawa, His Royal Highness was invested as an Extraordinary Commander of the Order of Military Merit by the Governor General.

Later that day, Their Excellencies accompanied Their Royal Highnesses during a ceremony at the National War Memorial to honour Canadian veterans and active service members. 

That evening, the Governor General delivered remarks at a special evening reception to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee and bring together Canadians from various backgrounds who, like Her Majesty The Queen, have dedicated their lives to serving their communities.