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Queen Elizabeth II waves to the crowd during the Platinum Jubilee Pageant at the Buckingham Palace in London, Sunday, June 5, 2022, on the last of four days of celebrations to mark the Platinum Jubilee. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Frank Augstein

Canada celebrates final days of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee festivities

The 70-year milestone is a first for a British ruler

 

Royal fans sing the national anthem as they gather along the Mall leading to Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday June 2, 2022, on the first of four days of celebrations to mark the Platinum Jubilee. The events over a long holiday weekend in the U.K. are meant to celebrate the monarch’s 70 years of service. (AP Photo/David Cliff)

Queen Elizabeth II to miss Jubilee service amid ‘discomfort’

Elizabeth, who became queen at 25, is Britain’s longest-reigning monarch

 

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall watch a performance of the RCMP Musical Ride in Ottawa, during their Canadian Royal tour, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Prince Charles acknowledges suffering of residential school survivors

Prince said community members and leaders at every stop emphasized the importance of reconciliation

 

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall watch a performance of the RCMP Musical Ride in Ottawa, during their Canadian Royal tour, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Prince Charles and Camilla wrap up Platinum Jubilee visit in Northwest Territories

Last royal visit to Northwest Territories was by William and Kate in 2011

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall watch a performance of the RCMP Musical Ride in Ottawa, during their Canadian Royal tour, on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are greeted as they arrive in Ottawa as part of a three-day Canadian tour, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Prince Charles, Camilla visit Ukrainian church in Ottawa as gesture of support

Day in Ottawa included wreath-laying at the National War Memorial, tour of the famed ByWard Market

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall are greeted as they arrive in Ottawa as part of a three-day Canadian tour, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive at Canada House in London, Thursday, May 12, 2022. Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are in Newfoundland and Labrador's capital today to begin a three-day Canadian tour focused on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change. (Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP)

Prince Charles nods to ‘darker’ past, need for reconciliation as Canadian tour begins

Prince Charles nods to ‘darker’ past, need for reconciliation as Canadian tour begins

Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive at Canada House in London, Thursday, May 12, 2022. Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, are in Newfoundland and Labrador's capital today to begin a three-day Canadian tour focused on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change. (Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP)
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive in St. John’s to begin a three-day Canadian tour, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Prince Charles offers remarks about reconciliation as Canadian tour begins

Gov. Gen. Mary Simon welcomed Charles and Camilla to Canada in Inuktitut

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrive in St. John’s to begin a three-day Canadian tour, Tuesday, May 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A wool sculpture of Prince Charles by Manitoban artist Rosemarie Péloquin is shown in a handout photo. The Prince of Wales is set to be greeted by his own “woolly doppelgänger” when he arrives in Canada on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Valerie Wilcox

Prince Charles to come face to face with ‘woolly doppelgänger’ on royal tour

Life-size, hand-needle-felted bust to greet Prince of Wales in St. John’s, N.L.

A wool sculpture of Prince Charles by Manitoban artist Rosemarie Péloquin is shown in a handout photo. The Prince of Wales is set to be greeted by his own “woolly doppelgänger” when he arrives in Canada on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Valerie Wilcox
Britain’s Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall visit Canada House in London, Thursday, May 12, 2022. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are set to begin a three-day tour of Canada this week that will focus on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change — and on connecting with a Canadian public that is increasingly skeptical of the monarchy. (Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP)

Royal couple to begin three-day Canadian tour amid increasing skepticism of monarchy

Trip will focus on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change

Britain’s Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall visit Canada House in London, Thursday, May 12, 2022. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are set to begin a three-day tour of Canada this week that will focus on Indigenous reconciliation and climate change — and on connecting with a Canadian public that is increasingly skeptical of the monarchy. (Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP)
FILE - Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II smiles while receiving the President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis and his wife Paola Cassis during an audience at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, April 28, 2022. Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the opening of Parliament on Tuesday amid ongoing mobility issues. The palace said in a statement Monday, May 9 that the decision was made in consultation with her doctors and that the 96-year-old monarch had “reluctantly’’ decided not to attend.(Dominic Lipinski/Pool Photo via AP, file)

Queen delegates opening of Parliament for first time

Delegating her role to Charles could be seen by the public as evidence a transition is underway

FILE - Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II smiles while receiving the President of Switzerland Ignazio Cassis and his wife Paola Cassis during an audience at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, April 28, 2022. Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II will not attend the opening of Parliament on Tuesday amid ongoing mobility issues. The palace said in a statement Monday, May 9 that the decision was made in consultation with her doctors and that the 96-year-old monarch had “reluctantly’’ decided not to attend.(Dominic Lipinski/Pool Photo via AP, file)
In this photo released by Royal Windsor Horse Show on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 and taken in March 2022, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II poses for a photo with her Fell ponies Bybeck Nightingale, right, and Bybeck Katie on the grounds of Windsor Castle in Windsor. Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 96th birthday privately on Thursday, retreating to the Sandringham estate in eastern England that has offered the monarch and her late husband, Prince Philip, a refuge from the affairs of state. (henrydallalphotography.com/Royal Windsor Horse Show via AP)

Queen Elizabeth II privately marks her 96th birthday

Elizabeth is expected to spend the day at the estate’s Wood Farm cottage, a personal sanctuary

In this photo released by Royal Windsor Horse Show on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 and taken in March 2022, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II poses for a photo with her Fell ponies Bybeck Nightingale, right, and Bybeck Katie on the grounds of Windsor Castle in Windsor. Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 96th birthday privately on Thursday, retreating to the Sandringham estate in eastern England that has offered the monarch and her late husband, Prince Philip, a refuge from the affairs of state. (henrydallalphotography.com/Royal Windsor Horse Show via AP)
Britain’s Prince Charles, centre, reacts with Letitia Dean, as he and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall visit the set of EastEnders at the BBC studios in Elstree, Hertfordshire, England, Thursday March 31, 2022. (Aaron Chown/Pool Photo via AP)

Prince Charles and Camilla set to return to Canada in May for 3-day royal tour

Royal couple will travel to Newfoundland, the Northwest Territories and the Ottawa region

Britain’s Prince Charles, centre, reacts with Letitia Dean, as he and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall visit the set of EastEnders at the BBC studios in Elstree, Hertfordshire, England, Thursday March 31, 2022. (Aaron Chown/Pool Photo via AP)
Canada Post has unveiled a new stamp to commemorate the Queen’s platinum jubilee. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canada Post has unveiled a new stamp to commemorate the Queen’s platinum jubilee. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Saddle Lake First Nation Chief Eric Large checks his video camera as the Queen attends a traditional and cultural demonstration in Yellowknife, N.W.T., Aug. 21, 1994. The Queen, accompanied by then-territorial leader Nellie Cournoyea, left, and Prince Philip were on the final leg of their 10-day Canadian visit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Saddle Lake First Nation Chief Eric Large checks his video camera as the Queen attends a traditional and cultural demonstration in Yellowknife, N.W.T., Aug. 21, 1994. The Queen, accompanied by then-territorial leader Nellie Cournoyea, left, and Prince Philip were on the final leg of their 10-day Canadian visit. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
FILE - Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is followed by Prince Andrew as she walks in the paddock the first day of Royal Ascot horse racing meet at Ascot, England, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Britain is marking Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022, 70 years after she ascended to the throne.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

Platinum Jubilee: Queen’s reign marks 70 years of change

Britain marks the 95-year-old monarch’s Platinum Jubilee on Sunday

  • Feb 3, 2022
FILE - Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is followed by Prince Andrew as she walks in the paddock the first day of Royal Ascot horse racing meet at Ascot, England, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Britain is marking Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022, 70 years after she ascended to the throne.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
FILE - Britain’s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge attends the Anzac Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey, in London, April 25, 2019. Anzac Day has been commemorated in London since the first anniversary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli in 1916, when King George V attended a service at Westminster Abbey and more than 2,000 Australian and New Zealand troops marched through the streets. The Duchess of Cambridge, who turns 40 on Sunday Jan. 9, 2022, has emerged as Britain’s reliable royal. After Prince Harry and Meghan’s stormy departure to California in 2020, the death of Prince Philip last year, and now sex abuse allegations against Prince Andrew, the former Kate Middleton remains in the public eye as the smiling mother of three who can comfort grieving parents at a children’s hospice or wow the nation by playing piano during a televised Christmas concert. (Victoria Jones/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Duchess of Cambridge, the reliable royal, turns 40

During 11 years under royal microscope, Kate has largely avoided criticism

  • Jan 9, 2022
FILE - Britain’s Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge attends the Anzac Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey, in London, April 25, 2019. Anzac Day has been commemorated in London since the first anniversary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli in 1916, when King George V attended a service at Westminster Abbey and more than 2,000 Australian and New Zealand troops marched through the streets. The Duchess of Cambridge, who turns 40 on Sunday Jan. 9, 2022, has emerged as Britain’s reliable royal. After Prince Harry and Meghan’s stormy departure to California in 2020, the death of Prince Philip last year, and now sex abuse allegations against Prince Andrew, the former Kate Middleton remains in the public eye as the smiling mother of three who can comfort grieving parents at a children’s hospice or wow the nation by playing piano during a televised Christmas concert. (Victoria Jones/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, arrive at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for the Salute to Freedom Gala Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in New York. The Duke of Sussex will also present the inaugural Intrepid Valor Award to five service members, veterans and their military families. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

UK court backs Meghan in dispute over privacy with publisher

Publisher considering an appeal to U.K. Supreme Court

  • Dec 2, 2021
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, arrive at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for the Salute to Freedom Gala Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in New York. The Duke of Sussex will also present the inaugural Intrepid Valor Award to five service members, veterans and their military families. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Marie Antoinette’s jewels are set to go on auction in Geneva. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Royal jewels set to go up for auction in Geneva next week

Prized gems featured in fall auction season

  • Nov 4, 2021
Marie Antoinette’s jewels are set to go on auction in Geneva. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
FILE - In this Sunday, April 11, 2021, file photo, Britain's Prince Andrew speaks. during a television interview at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor, England. Prince Andrew’s lawyer asked a New York judge Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, to keep sealed a 2009 legal agreement that he says can protect the prince against a lawsuit's claims that he sexually assaulted an American woman when she was under 18. (Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Prince Andrew’s lawyer wants to keep 2009 legal deal sealed

Prince Andrew’s lawyer wants to keep 2009 legal deal sealed

FILE - In this Sunday, April 11, 2021, file photo, Britain's Prince Andrew speaks. during a television interview at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor, England. Prince Andrew’s lawyer asked a New York judge Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, to keep sealed a 2009 legal agreement that he says can protect the prince against a lawsuit's claims that he sexually assaulted an American woman when she was under 18. (Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Japan's Princess Mako waves from a car as she leaves her home in Akasaka Estate in Tokyo Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. Mako and her commoner boyfriend Kei Komuro tied the knot Tuesday without wedding celebration in a marriage that has split the public opinion over her would-be mother-in-law’s financial controversy. (Chika Oshima/Kyodo News via AP)

Japan’s Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status

Japan’s Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status

Japan's Princess Mako waves from a car as she leaves her home in Akasaka Estate in Tokyo Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. Mako and her commoner boyfriend Kei Komuro tied the knot Tuesday without wedding celebration in a marriage that has split the public opinion over her would-be mother-in-law’s financial controversy. (Chika Oshima/Kyodo News via AP)