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Prince William and Kate Middleton are on a ‘flying visit’ to Canada, taking on a day of official engagements.
The couple will meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, other dignitaries and business leaders at Canadian National Exhibition’s annual Canada Day event.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are also due to make an official visit to Windsor, the home of Canada’s monarch, on June 3.
The Prince and his wife have been living in Canada for the past week. Royal officials said they were on an official visit to the country in order to meet with Canadians and to attend a series of events marking 150 years since Confederation and Canada Day.
Earlier this month the Duchess was pictured with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was greeted at Toronto Pearson International Airport with a bouquet of carnations, as she made her first public appearance in Canada since becoming the royal Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
She had previously attended events marking Canada’s 150th anniversary as a result of the Duke’s request.
The couple will also visit Toronto’s world famous CN Tower, where the Duchess will join other royals, such as Prince William and actor Johnny Depp, who will be featured in a new feature on BBC Newsnight.
The monarch, also known as the Queen, lives at Buckingham Palace.
Ahead of the two royal visitors’ arrival the palace released a statement, confirming that Queen Elizabeth II has made the decision to grant William and Kate an invitation to their official tour of Canada.
It said: ‘The Queen has decided that Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton will accompany the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their official royal tour of Canada in June.
‘The tour will take them to Toronto for a series of events marking the Canadian 150th anniversary, followed by a visit to Windsor, where the Prince and the Duchess of Cambridge will also meet other members of the Royal Family.
‘The Queen’s invitation is not intended to be a state visit – it is for the couple as individuals.’
The statement added: ‘The visit has been arranged in the light of recent comments made by