CANADA - Tags: ROYALS SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT
Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall smile as they arrive at Robert L. Stanfield International Airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia May 18, 2014. The royal couple are on a four-day visit to Canada that begins in Halifax and includes stops in Pictou, Nova Scotia, the Prince Edward Island towns of Charlottetown, Bonshaw and Cornwall and concludes in Winnipeg. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: ROYALS SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT) Mark Blinch/Reuters
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have a busy day ahead of them in Halifax during the first full day of their tour of Canada.
The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, will be officially welcomed Monday morning, Victoria Day, at Grand Parade in Halifax, where Charles will give his first of four speeches planned for the four-day tour of Canada.
They will then visit the Military Family Resource Centre and the Canadian Museum of Immigration Pier 21.
Charles will tour the Seaport Farmers’ Market and Camilla will visit Alice Housing, an organization that supports women and children leaving domestic abuse.
The pair will travel to Pictou County later Monday for a tour of the Hector Heritage Quay and Museum.
The royal couple arrived in Halifax on Sunday evening and was greeted at the Halifax Stanfield International Airport by several dignitaries, including Central Nova MP and Justice Minister Peter MacKay, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil and Halifax Mayor Mike Savage.
Charles and Camilla spent a few moments shaking hands, and Camilla was presented with a bouquet of pink and white flowers from Grace Elizabeth Lenihan, 3, and Molly Jane Lenihan, 9, who are sisters from West Chezzetcook, N.S.