Photo: Kensington Palace
Vancouver Island may well be getting set for a high-profile Royal visit this Fall.
No dates of locations are confirmed but Kensington Palace announced today that the The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit in autumn.
William and Katherine will visit British Columbia and Yukon as part of their tour.
A spokesman for Kensington Palace said:
“The Duke and Duchess are delighted to be returning to Canada. They hold very happy memories from their visit in 2011 – their first overseas tour as a married couple. They arereally looking forward to seeing other parts of this beautiful country and having the opportunity to meet many more Canadians along the way.”
His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, said:
“Sharon and I will be delighted to welcome Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Canada. Their Royal Tour will take them to the beautiful province of British Columbia and the scenic territory of Yukon. Once again, our true Canadian pride and spirit will shine and be at the very heart of this visit so they can feel at home.”
Further details on the exact dates and itinerary will be issued in due course.
This will be the Duke and Duchess’s second visit to Canada together.
Their first Royal Tour was between 30 June and 8 July 2011 when they visited Canada’s Capital Region, Montréal, Québec City, Charlottetown, Summerside, Yellowknife, Slave Lake and Calgary.