Past Royal Tours

For over 60 years, The Queen has participated in many Royal Tours of Canada. She made her first tour as Princess Elizabeth in 1951 with her husband, The Duke of Edinburgh. Since then, she has travelled to all regions of the country and has been a witness and an active participant in many historic events.

Other Members of the Royal Family have also made official and personal tours of Canada, further strengthening the bond between the Crown and Canada.

Private and Official Tours Since 1953

History buffs will enjoy going back in time for a look at past monarchs who toured Canada from 1786 to 1951.

Her Majesty The Queen
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1953 Nov. 24 - (3:45 a.m.) n/a Stopover Gander, Nfld. (approx. 1.5 h. refuelling, Stop over; leaving for Commonwealth tour).
1957 Oct. 12 (Arr. 4:30 p.m.) Oct. 16 (Dep. 11:30 a.m.) 4 Official Ottawa and Hull; HM opened 1st Session - 23rd Parliament.
1959 June 18 (Arr. 3:30 p.m.) Aug. 1 (Dep. 10:30 p.m.) 45 Official Tour of Canada (all provinces and both territories included)Opening of St-Lawrence Seaway.
1963 Jan. 30 (12:00 - 12:45) Mar. 27 (18:35 - 19:20) n/a Stopover Refuelling Edmonton-Vancouver - Overnight Stop Vancouver refuelling on flight from N.Z. & Australia.
1964 Oct. 5 (Arr. 5:30 p.m.) Oct. 13 (Dep. 10:00 a.m.) 8 Official Charlottetown, Québec, Ottawa - To attend commemoration of meetings at Charlottetown and Québec in 1864.
1966 Feb. 1 n/a Stopover Refuelling (Newfoundland)
1967 June 29 (Arr. 5:30 p.m.) July 5 (Dep. 11:00 p.m.) 6 Official Ottawa, Montréal - In Ottawa, to attend ceremonies relating to Centennial Anniversary - Visit Expo '67 in Montréal.
1970 Mar. 2-3 n/a Stopover Ottawa refuelling; Vancouver (overnight stop).
1970 May 4 n/a Stopover Gander (refuelling).
1970 (Accompanied by Prince of Wales and Princess Anne) July 5 (Arr. 10:45 p.m.) July 15 (Dep. 11:30 p.m.) 10 Official Churchill, Thompson, Gillan, Flin Flon, Norway House, Swan River, The Pas, Dauphin, Clear Lake, Brandon, Bailey Farm, Portage la Prairie, Oakville, Winnipeg, Carman, Beauséjour, Lower Fort Garry, Manitoba;100th Anniversary of Manitoba's entry into Confederation; N.W.T. - To participate in the Centennial of the N.W.T.
1971 (Accompanied by Princess Anne) May 3 (Arr. 11:05 a.m.)May 12 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) 9 Official Victoria, Vancouver, Tofino, Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, William Lake, Comox. To mark Centenary Anniversary of B.C. into Confederation.
1973 June 25 (Arr. 1:20 p.m.)July 5 (Dep. 10:50 p.m.) 11 Official Toronto, Cobourg, Kingston, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, London, St. Catherines, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Scarborough, Brampton, Malton, Ontario; Charlottetown, Summerside, Mount Carmel, P.E.I.; Regina, Sask.; Calgary, Alberta - to participate in events marking the R.C.M.P. centennial, the centennial of P.E.I. in Confederation, the tercentenary of Kingston, extended tour of Ontario.
1973 July 31 (Arr. 1.10 p.m.)Aug. 4 (Dep. 12:10 p.m.) 4 Official Ottawa - Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. Remarks: Prince Philip had a program of his own while Her Majesty was receiving heads of government in audience at Rideau Hall.
1974 Jan. 27 n/a Stopover Ottawa and Vancouver refuelling - Stop in Ottawa to take Princess Anne and Captain Phillips.
1976 (For XXI Olympic Games joined by Prince of Wales, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward)July 13 (Arr. 9:15 a.m.)July 25 (Dep. midnight) 13 Official Nova Scotia - New Brunswick - Montréal (XXI Olympiad).
1977 Oct. 14 (Arr. 3:05 p.m.) Oct. 19 (Dep. 11:55 a.m.) 5 Official Ottawa - On the occasion of Silver Jubilee Year.
1978 (With Prince Edward & Prince Andrew) July 26 (Arr. 2:35 p.m.) Aug. 6 (Dep. 6:00 p.m.) 12 Official St. John's, Deer Lake, Strawberry Hill, Corner Brook, Stephenville Airport, Newfoundland; Regina, Yorkton, Fort Qu'Appelle, Balcarres, Melville, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Lloydminster, Sask.; Edmonton (XI Commonwealth Games), Grande Prairie, Peace River, St. Paul, Vegreville, Fort Saskatchewan, Mundare, Chipman, Lamont, Bruderheim, Fort Edmonton, Alberta.
1982 April 15 (Arr. 3:10 p.m.) April 19 (Dep. 11:15 a.m.) 4 Official Ottawa - On the occasion of the Proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982.
1983 March 8 (Arr. 9:30 a.m.)March 11(Dep. 7:00 a.m.) 4 Official Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo, Vernon, Kamloops, New Westminster. At the end of Her American West Coast Tour.
1984 Sept. 24 (Arr. 1:00 p.m.)Oct. 7 (Dep. 1:00 p.m.) 13 Official Dieppe, Shediac, Moncton, Fredericton, Sackville, Riverview. To participate in the Bicentennial of New Brunswick. Ottawa, Morrisburg, Cornwall, Prescott, Kingston, Amherstview, Windsor, Brantford, Sudbury. To participate in the Bicentennial of Ontario. Winnipeg, Dauphin, Brandon, Dugald. The Queen had not been to Manitoba since 1970.Remarks: The Queen alone visited Manitoba. Prince Philip left Canada after Sudbury programme.
1985 Oct. 9 (Queen alone) n/a Stopover Gander, Nfld. (en route to Caribbean).
1986 May 26 (Queen alone) n/a Stopover Gander, Nfld. (en route to London from Lexington).
1987 Oct. 9 (Arr. 3:00 p.m.) Oct. 24 (Dep. 11:15 a.m.) 16 Official North Saanich, Qualicum Beach (private retreat). Vancouver, Victoria, Esquimalt: to participate in opening sessions of government - Heads of Government Meeting; Regina, Fort Qu'Appelle (private retreat), Saskatoon, Yorkton, Canora, Veregin, Kamsack, Kindersley, in Saskatchewan. First visit to Saskatchewan since 1978; Québec, Sillery, Cap Tourmente, Rivière-du-Loup, La Pocatière: first official visit to Quebec since 1964.
1990 (Queen alone) June 27 (Arr. 2:00 p.m.) July 1 (Dep. 7:15 p.m.) 5 Official Calgary, Reed Deer, Alberta. Ottawa, Ontario (Queen alone).
1991 (Queen alone)May 26 n/a Stopover Gander, Nfld. (en route to London from Lexington, U.S.A.)
1992 (Queen alone) June 30 July 2 3 Official Ottawa (for the 125th anniversary of Confederation and the 40th anniversary of the Accession); Hull (for a reception hosted by the Prime Minister at the Canadian Museum of Civilization).
1994 Aug. 13 (Arr. 2:20 p.m.) Aug. 22 (Dep. 9:40 p.m.) 10 Official Halifax, Sydney, Fortress of Louisbourg, Dartmouth; Victoria, (for the Commonwealth Games), Private Retreat at Twin Island, Prince George for the Queen, Prince Rupert, Khutzeymateen Valley for the Duke of Edinburgh; Yellowknife, Rankin Inlet, Iqaluit.
1997 June 23 (Arr. 2:00 p.m.) July 2 (Dep. 11:00 a.m.) 10 Official St. John's, NF; Gander (HRH); Bonavista (arrival of the Matthew); Labrador: NorthWest River, Shetshatshiu, Happy Valley Goose Bay (HRH); London, ON, Private retreat (Red Tail), Manitoba (HRH) to see damage from floods; Stratford; Brantford; Toronto; North Bay; Petawawa (HRH); Ottawa.
2002 (Accompanied by His Royal Highness) October 4 - 15 12 Official On occasion of The Queen’s Jubilee; Iqaluit, NU; Victoria & Vancouver, BC; Winnipeg, MB; Toronto, Oakville, Hamilton, ON; Fredericton, Sussex, Moncton, NB; and NCR.
2005 (Accompanied by His Royal Highness) May 17 -25 9 Official Regina, Saskatoon, SK; Jasper, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Calgary, AB, to celebrate the centennial of these provinces' entry into Confederation.
2010 (Accompanied by His Royal Highness) June 28 - July 6 9 Official Halifax, NS; Ottawa, ON; Winnipeg, MB; and Toronto, ON.
His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1953 (Accompanying Her Majesty) Nov. 24 (3:45 a.m.) n/a Stopover Gander, Nfld. (Approx. 1.5 hr. refuelling, Stop over; leaving for Commonwealth Tour).
1954 July 29 (Arr. 9:30 a.m.) Aug. 17 20 Official Ottawa - Vancouver (British Empire and Commonwealth Games) developments in Northern Territories - Quebec.
1957 (Accompanying Her Majesty) Oct. 12 (Arr. 4:30 p.m.) Oct. 16 (Dep. 11:30 a.m.) 4 Official Ottawa and Hull. Her Majesty opened First Session of the 23rd Parliament of Canada(Oct. 16-21 Washington; New York).
1958 End of October n/a Stopover Ottawa to preside at two meetings during world conference of the English Speaking Union of the Commonwealth.
1959 (Accompanying Her Majesty) June 18 (Arr. 3:30 p.m.)Aug. 1 (Dep. 10:30 p.m.) 45 Official Tour of Canada (All provinces included).
1960 June n/a Stopover Ottawa - Toronto in connection with 2nd Commonwealth Study Conference to be held in Canada in 1962.
1962 May 12 June 3 23 Official Ottawa, Montréal, London, Toronto, Vancouver. Second Commonwealth Study Conference.
1963 (Accompanying Her Majesty) Jan. 31 (12:00 - 12:45) Mar. 27 (18:35 - 19:20) n/a Stopover An outward and return flights from New Zealand and Australia; H.M.'s plane made refuelling stops in Vancouver.
1964 (Accompanying Her Majesty) Oct. 5 (Arr. 5:30 p.m.) Oct. 13 (Dep. 10:00 a.m.) 8 Official Charlottetown, Québec, Ottawa. To attend commemoration of the Confederation meetings at Charlottetown and Québec.
1966 March 21 March 23 3 Official Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal; to present Medals to the recipients of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
1967 (Accompanying Her Majesty) June 29 (Arr. 5:30 p.m.) July 5 (Dep. 11:00 p.m.) 6 Official Ottawa, Montréal; in Ottawa, to attend ceremonies related to the Centennial Anniversary - Visit Expo '67.
1967 July 22 July 23 2 Official Winnipeg; to open 1967 Pan American Games.
1967 Nov. 7 Nov. 11 5 Official Toronto; to open 1967 Show of the Royal Agricultural Fair and attend conference in his capacity as President of The Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth.
1968 Oct. 12 Oct. 13 n/a Stopover Goose Bay, Ottawa.
1969 Oct. 16 Oct. 31 16 Official Ottawa, Nfld., N.B., Québec, Alta, B.C., to study operations of Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme.
1970 Feb. 12 n/a Stopover Ottawa.
1970 (Accompanying Her Majesty) March 2 March 3 n/a Stopover Ottawa, Vancouver.
1970 (Accompanying Her Majesty) May 10 n/a Stopover Vancouver.
1970 (Accompanying Her Majesty) July 5 (Arr. 10:45 p.m.) July 15 (Dep. 11:30 p.m.) 10 Official Manitoba, N.W.T.; to participate in 100th Anniversary of Manitoba's entry into the Confederation.
1971 (Accompanying Her Majesty) May 3 (Arr. 11:05 a.m.) May 12 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) 9 Official Victoria, Vancouver, Tofino, Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, William Lake, Comox; to mark the Centenary Anniversary of British Columbia into the Confederation of Canada.
1973 (Accompanying Her Majesty) June 25 (Arr. 1:20 p.m.) July 5 (Dep. 10:50 p.m.) 11 Official Ontario, P.E.I., Regina, Calgary.
1973 (Accompanying Her Majesty) July 31 (Arr. 1:10 p.m.) Aug. 4 (Dep. 12:10 p.m.) 4 Official Ottawa; Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. The Duke of Edinburgh had a program of his own while Her Majesty was receiving heads of government in audience at Government House.
1974 (Accompanying Her Majesty) Feb. 12 n/a Stopover Goose Bay, Trenton.
1974 Oct. 14 (Arr. 4:30 p.m.) Oct. 16 (Dep. 7:00 p.m.) 3 Private working Gander, Botwood, Nfld; Fredericton, N.B.; Montréal.
1975 March 22 March 23 n/a Stopover On return flight from Latin America to London, overnight stop in Fredericton, N.B. in order to visit the Royal Canadian Regiment and dine with them that evening. The next day, a brief refuelling stop at Goose Bay before he flies to Sondrestrom.
1976 (Accompanying Her Majesty) July 13 (Arr. 9:15 a.m.) July 25(Dep. 12:00 midnight) 13 Official Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Montréal (XXI Olympiad).
1976 Oct. 5 (Arr. 6:20 p.m.) Oct. 6 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) n/a Stopover On his way to Mexico, stop over at Trenton, Ontario staying at Air Base for the night. Refuelling stops at Gander on both journeys - (1/2 hour) Oct. 5 at 16:45 p.m. and Oct. 10 at 11:40 a.m.
1977 (Accompanying Her Majesty) Oct. 14 (Arr. 3:05 p.m.) Oct. 19 (Dep. 11:55 a.m.) 5 Official Ottawa on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee.
1977 Nov. 23 (Arr. 6:15 p.m.) Nov. 27 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) n/a Stopover To attend the Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference Sessions (Canadian Agribition Association) Regina, Sask.
1978 Feb. 10 Feb. 12 n/a Stopover To attend a meeting to discuss the 1980 Commonwealth Study Conference and to meet group leaders in Toronto on Saturday, February 11.
1978 (Accompanying Her Majesty) July 26 (Arr. 2:35 p.m.) Aug. 12 (Dep. 7:45 p.m.) 18 Official Accompanied H.M. for visit to Nfld, Sask. and Alberta for the Opening of the XI Commonwealth Games in Edmonton. Visited B.C. with Prince Andrew on August 7 and 8 and they returned to attend the Commonwealth Games August 9 - 12.
1978 Sept. 12 (Arr. 7:00 p.m.) Sept. 13 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) n/a Stopover On his way to Lexington, Kentucky, spent one night at Goose Bay; on return journey there was a 1/2 hour refuelling stop at Goose Bay, Sept. 18.
1978 Oct. 8 (Arr. 7:15 p.m.) Oct. 9 (Dep. 8:00 a.m.) n/a Stopover On way to Puerto Rico, spent night of Oct. 8 and 9 at Goose Bay, staying on the Airbase.On outward journey the Andover stop to refuel at Halifax arriving at 11:30 a.m., Monday, October 9.
1978 Oct. 15 (Arr. 2:00 p.m.) Oct. 16 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) 1 Private working On his return from Puerto Rico HRH spent the night in Winnipeg to attend functions re St. Boniface General Hospital Research Foundation Award and was invited to stay at Government House. On return trip, Andover to refuel at Fort Chimo, Monday, October 16.
1979 Oct. 24 Montréal Oct. 25 Calgary Oct. 2 Toronto n/a Stopover To attend meeting of Commonwealth Study Conference. Toronto, Calgary, Montréal, and Attend celebrations marking 150th Anniversary of Upper Canada College, Toronto.
1980 May 17 (Arr. Kingston 4:30 p. m.) May 19 (Dep. Kingston 3:30 p.m.)(Arr. Calgary 10:45 p.m.) May 22 (Dep. Calgary 4:00 p.m.) May 30 (Arr. London 9:15 p.m.) May 31 (Dep. London 2:00 p.m.) May 31 (Arr. Hamilton 2:30 p.m.) June 1 (Dep. Hamilton 4:15 p.m.) June 1 (Arr. Québec 6:15 p.m.) June 7 (Dep. Québec 10:00 a.m.) 12 Official HRH The Duke of Edinburgh's Fifth Commonwealth Study Conference - Canada 1980. (On May 22 HRH departed from Calgary to join The Queen in Australia and returned to London, Ontario on May 30).
1980 Sep.27 (Arr. Goose Bay 6:30 p.m.) Sep.28 (Arr. Ottawa 12:30 p.m.) Oct. 1 (Dep. Ottawa 10:45 a.m.) 3 Private working Stop over in Goose Bay, Nfld. on Sept. 27Arrived at CFB Ottawa South (Uplands) to attend the British Commonwealth Ex-Services League Convention.On Oct. 11 on return trip from Bermuda a stop over in Halifax, N.S. and then on to Gander. Departed Oct. 12 from Gander for London, England.
1982 (Accompanying Her Majesty)April 16 (Arr. 1:00 p.m.)April 18 (Dep. 11:15 p.m.) 4 Official Ottawa - On occasion of the proclamation of the Constitution Act, 1982. Remarks: Prince Philip leaves Canada alone.
1983 (Accompanying Her Majesty)March 8 (Arr. 9:30 a.m.)March 11 (Dep. 7:00 a.m.) 4 Official Victoria, Vancouver, Nanaimo, Vernon, Kamloops, New Westminster. At the end of Her American West Coast Tour.
1983 June 30 July 6 7 Private working Ottawa - To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the R.C.R.; Presentation in Toronto - To present Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards London.
1984 July 15 (Arr. 4:00 p.m.) July 16 (Dep. 4:00 p.m.) n/a Stopover Gagetown, N.B. - To present new colours to the Royal Canadian Regiment (Engagement originally planned for Royal Visit postponed for 1984 General Elections).
1984 July 27 n/a Stopover Thompson, Manitoba - To present Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards (Engagement originally to take place during Royal Visit postponed to September).
1984 (Accompanying Her Majesty) Sept. 24 (Arr. 1:00 p.m.) Oct. 4 (Dep. 7:50 p.m.) 11 Official Dieppe, Shediac, Moncton, Fredericton, Sackville, Riverview. To participate in the Bicentennial of New Brunswick. Ottawa, Morrisburg, Cornwall, Prescott, Kingston, Amhertsview, Windsor, Brantford, Sudbury. To participate in the Bicentennial of Ontario. Remarks: Prince Philip left Canada after the Sudbury program; The Queen continued on to Manitoba.
1985 June 4 June 7 4 Private working Ottawa (to present badges to Girl Guides (at Rideau Hall). Toronto (for the International Forum of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme).
1985 August 19 August 21 3 Official Banff (Centennial of Parks Canada; Duke of Edinburgh's Award; New banners to Royal Canadian Army Cadets) Lake Louise (designation of World Heritage Site). Calgary Airport (arrival and departure ceremonies).
1987 April 19-20 April 29 n/a Stopover Gander (en route to Bahamas).Churchill.
1987 June 3 June 5 3 Private working Regina (for Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, as President of WWF).
1987 (Accompanying Her Majesty)Oct. 9 Oct. 24 16 Official North Saanich, Qualicum Beach (private retreat). Vancouver, Victoria, Esquimalt: to participate in opening sessions of government heads of Government Meeting; Regina, Fort Qu'Appelle (private retreat), Saskatoon, Yorkton, Canora, Veregin, Kamsack, Kindersley, in Saskatchewan. First visit to Saskatchewan since 1978; Québec, Sillery, Cap Tourmente, Rivière-du-Loup, La Pocatière: first official visit to Quebec since 1964.
1987 Oct. 25 Oct. 26 n/a Stopover Return flight from Denver Co. Stopover in North Bay, Ontario, and overnight stop in Gander.
1989 March 12 March 15 4 Private working Private visit to Toronto for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
1989 March 21 March 22 n/a Stopover Refuelling stop at Halifax and overnight stop at St. John's (dinner with the Lieutenant Governor and Award presentation at Government House).
1989 May 16 May 17 n/a Stopover Refuelling stop at Churchill and overnight stop at Victoria (dinner with the Lieutenant Governor).
1989 May 18 May 21 4 Official Visit to Montréal (Provincial dinner, luncheon-meeting with Montréal Canadian Club), Varennes (IREQ), Sherbrooke (Gold Award Presentation, Civic Welcome, 35th anniversary of University), Lennoxville (United Empire Loyalists of Canada Committee, Bishop College School Cadet inspection, Bishop's University Chapel and Arboretum, Civic Welcome), Compton (concert at Domaine St-Laurent organized by Government of Canada).
1990 May 16 May 17 n/a Stopover Stopover in Gander (refuel);Overnight stop in Fredericton, New Brunswick (engagements at CFB Gagetown with RCR).
1990 May 20 May 21 n/a Stopover Overnight stop in Gander (stay at Albatros Hotel).
1991 March 23 n/a Stopover Stopover at St. John's.
1992 March 7 March 12 6 Private working Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary - CFB Suffield (for WWF engagements).
1992 March 25 March 26 n/a Stopover Overnight stopover at Halifax (stay at Sheraton). Refuelling stop at Gander on March 26.
1992 July 13 n/a Stopover Stopover for refuelling at Gander en route to Boston.
1992 July 14 July 17 4 Private working Calgary (for Royal Agricultural Society of the Commonwealth Conference). Stopover in Thunder Bay, Ontario (refuel) on July 14. Stopover in Churchill, Manitoba, and Iqaluit, NWT, on July 17.
1993 March 9 March 10 n/a Stopover Overnight stopover at St. John's; stay at Government House; dinner with Lieutenant Governor.
1993 March 25 March 26 n/a Stopover Overnight stopover at St. John's; stay at Hotel Newfoundland.
1993 Oct. 8 n/a Stopover Refuelling stop at Gander, Newfoundland en route to United States
1993 Oct. 11Oct. 15 5 Private working Toronto (WWF Canada; Duke of Edinburgh's Award; Upper Canada College; Empire Club). Montréal (Duke of Edinburgh's Award). Stopover at Gander, Newfoundland.
1994 March 16 n/a Stopover Overnight stopover in Gander
1994 April 25 and May 1st 7 Stopover Refuelling stops at St. John's, Newfoundland
1994 (Accompanying Her Majesty) Aug. 13 (Arr. 2:20 p.m.) Aug. 22 (Dep. 9:40 a.m.) 10 Official Halifax, Sydney, Fortress of Louisbourg, Dartmouth, Victoria (for the Commonwealth Games), Private Retreat at Twin Island, Prince George for The Queen, Prince Rupert, Khutzeemateen Valley for The Duke of Edinburgh; Yellowknife, Rankin Inlet, Iqaluit.
1996 November 4 November 6 3 Private working Refuelling stop in Gander on Nov. 4, overnight stop in Gander on Nov. 6; attend the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto; media launch for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award "Charter for Business"; presentation of gold awards certificates at Hart House; visits WWF offices and WWF press conference; visits St.Michael's Hospital.
1997 March 19 March 22 Stopover Private working Alberta: WWF press conference; presentation of gold awards certificates (The Duke of Edinburgh's Award); refuelling at Thunder Bay; Nova Scotia: WWF dinner.
1997 (Accompanying Her Majesty) June 23 (Arr. 2:00 p.m.) July 2 (Dep. 11:00 a.m.) 10 Official

St. John's, NF; Gander (HRH); Bonavista (arrival of the Matthew); Labrador: NorthWest River, Shetshatshiu, Happy Valley Goose Bay (HRH); London, ON, Private retreat (Red Tail), Manitoba (HRH) to see damage from floods; Stratford; Brantford; Toronto; North Bay; Petawawa (HRH); Ottawa.

1998 October 2 to October 4 3 Private working Ottawa (VIII Commonwealth Study Conference)
2001 October 19 to 21 3 Private working Toronto, Ontario - Presentation of the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards and activities with the World Wildlife Foundation.
2004 April 26 to April 27 2 Private Toronto (40th Anniversary Gala for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award)
2002 (Accompanied by Her Majesty) October 4 - 15 12 Official On occasion of The Queen’s Jubilee; Iqaluit, NU; Victoria & Vancouver, BC; Winnipeg, MB; Toronto, Oakville, Hamilton, ON; Fredericton, Sussex, Moncton, NB; and NCR.
2005 (Accompanied by Her Majesty) May 17 - 25 9 Official Regina, Saskatoon, SK; Jasper, Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Calgary, AB, to celebrate the centennial of these provinces' entry into Confederation.
2010 (Accompanied by Her Majesty) June 28 - July 6 9 Official Halifax, NS; Ottawa, ON; Winnipeg, MB; and Toronto, ON.
2013 April 26-27 2 Private working Toronto, ON - Presentation of Colours to the Royal Canadian Regiment. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented the insignias of Companion of the Order of Canada and the Order of Military Merit to His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh.
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1970 July 3 - July 4 n/a Official Ottawa (2 days) before joining The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Anne for the visit to Manitoba.
1970 (with Her Majesty, The Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Anne) July 5 (Arr. 10:45 p.m.) July 15 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) 10 Official Manitoba, N.W.T.; to participate in the Centennial of the N.W.T. and the 100th Anniversary of Manitoba's entry into the Confederation.
1975 April 20 (Arr. 4:00 p.m.)April 30 (Dep. 9:35 a.m.) 11 Official Ottawa, N.W.T.
1975 May 2 - June 5 35 Private working On board HMS Hermes - visits to N.B., N.S., Montréal.
1976 (With Her Majesty, The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, Princess Anne and her husband) July 13 (Arr. 9:15 a.m.) July 26 (Dep. 11:55 a.m.) 14 Official Attending briefly XXI Olympiad in Montréal.
1977 July 5 (Arr. 1:40 p.m.)July 9 (Dep. evening) 5 Official Alberta - Celebrations of signing of Treaty 7 and Calgary stampede.
1979 Apr. 1 (Arr. 12:30 p.m.) Apr. 7 (Dep. 10:15 a.m.) n/a Official Victoria, B.C., Yellowknife, N.W.T., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Toronto and Ottawa, Ont. Remarks: Semi-official.
1980 March 30 (Arr. Noon) April 3 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) 4 Official Ottawa, Vancouver and Victoria/B.C. (As President of International Council of United World College, visited Pearson College of the Pacific, attended meetings of the Council, etc., spent one night at Government House, Ottawa).Remarks: Semi-official.
1982 October n/a Stopover Visited the Lester B. Pearson College in British Columbia.
1983 (Accompanied by The Princess Wales)June 14 (Arr. 12:30 p.m.)July 1 (Dep. 5:00 p.m.) 18 Official N.S.: Halifax, Shelbourne/N.B., Saint John, Dalhousie, St-Andrews-by-the Sea, Dartmouth/Ottawa/Nfld,St. John's, Carbonear, Harbour Grace.PEI: Charlottetown, Montague, Summerside. Alberta: Edmonton for Official opening of 1983 World Universities Games Nfld: to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Sir Humphrey Gilbert having taken possession of Newfoundland in the name of Queen Elizabeth I.N.B.: Saint John, Charlo, Dalhousie, St-Andrews-by-the-Sea, Darmouth N.S.: Halifax, Shelbourne, Lunenburg to celebrate in these two provinces the 200th Anniversary of the United Empire Loyalists Remarks: First leg of cross-Canada tour of Royal Couple
1985 (Accompanied by The Princess of Wales) October 30 n/a Stopover Vancouver (en route to Australia)
1986 February 17 n/a Stopover Ottawa (en route to Texas)
1986 (Accompanied by The Princess of Wales) April 30May 7 8 Official Victoria, Vancouver, Prince George, Kamloops, Nanaimo Remarks: Second leg of cross-Canada tour of Royal Couple
1986 September 2 and 6 n/a Stopover Gander, en route to and return from USA (Boston and Chicago)
1991 (Accompanied by The Princess of Wales) October 23 (Arr. 6:00 p.m.) October 29 (Dep. 10:35 p.m.)(with Princes William and Henry in Toronto, October 22 to October 27) 7 Official Toronto, Sudbury, Niagara Falls, Kingston, Ottawa, Ontario
1996 April 23 (Arr. 1:45 p.m.)April 29 (Dep. 7:30 p.m.) 7 Official ON.: Ottawa, Toronto,MB: Churchill, Winnipeg NB: Fredericton, Saint John, Miramichi City, Caraquet
1998 (Accompanied by princes William and Henry)March 23 March 28 6 Combined Vancouver, Whisler(Note: March 23 and 24 official engagements in Vancouver, followed by a private holiday in Whistler
2001 April 25 (Arr. 1:00 pm) April 30 (Dep. 9:50 am) 6 Official NCR; Regina, Moose Jaw, Assiniboia, Saskatoon, SK; Whitehorse, Mayo, YK
2009 November 2 – 10 (Accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall) 9 Official First visit to Canada as a couple. They visited the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia.
2012 - May 20 to 23 (Accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall) 4 Official Gagetown-Oromocto and Saint John, New Brunswick; Toronto, Ontario; Regina, Saskatchewan

2014 – May 18 to 21

(Accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall)
4 Official Halifax, Pictou, Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Winnipeg, Manitoba.
His Royal Highness Prince William and Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation

1991 (Accompanied by The Prince and Princess of Wales and Prince Harry) October 22- 27

7

Official

Toronto, Sudbury, Niagara Falls, Kingston, Ottawa, ON

1998 (Accompanied by The Prince of Wales and Prince Harry) March 23 -28

6 Private working Private holiday in Whistler, Vancouver, BC
2011 (Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge) June 30 - July 8 9 Official The National Capital Region; Montreal, Quebec; Quebec City, Quebec; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; Summerside, Prince Edward Island; Yellowknife, Northwest Territories; Slave Lake, Alberta; Calgary, Alberta
2016 (Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge accompanied by George Prince of Cambridge and Charlotte Princess of Cambridge) September 24 – October 1 8 Official Victoria, Vancouver, Haida Gwaii, Bella Bella, and Kelowna, British Columbia; Whitehorse and Carcross, Yukon
His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
2016 (Accompanied by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte ) September 24 – October 1 8 Official Victoria, British Columbia
Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
2016 (Accompanied by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George ) September 24 – October 1 8 Official Victoria, British Columbia
His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales (Prince Harry)
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1991 (Accompanied by The Prince and Princess of Wales and Prince William) October 22 -27 7 Official Toronto, Sudbury, Niagara Falls, Ottawa, ON
1998 (Accompanied by Prince of Wales and Prince William) March 23 – 28 6 Private working Private holiday in Whistler, Vancouver, BC
2007 June 26 n/a Private working Military exercise in Suffield, AB
2008 September 6 – October 3 33 Private working Military exercise at Suffield, AB
His Royal Highness The Duke of York
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
Prince Andrew 1976 July 16 (Arr. 5:00 p.m.) July 25 (Dep. midnight) 9 Official Joined The Queen, TRH The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Prince Edward and The Princess Anne for the XXI Olympic Games - Montréal, Bromont.
1977 July 7 (Arr. Afternoon) July 9 (Dep.) 2 Private working Joined HRH The Prince of Wales in Alberta to celebrate the signing of Treaty No. 7 and the Calgary Stampede.
1978 July 26 (Arr. 2:35 p.m.) Aug. 12 (Dep. 7:45 p.m.) 18 Official Arrived in St. John's, Nfld with the Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh and The Prince Edward and proceed with the G.G. to Ottawa for visit July 26 and 27 following which HRH went on a private visit in Ontario until Aug. 2; then Edmonton, Alta to attend XI Commonwealth Games Aug. 7 and 8 - Accompanied The Duke of Edinburgh to B.C. (Capt. Cook Festival, etc.) Aug. 8 (6:00 p.m.) They return to Edmonton, Alta for closing of Commonwealth Games.
1983 July 18 Aug. 7 20 Private working Toronto, Peterborough and N.W. Territories - Canada excursion with students from Lakefield College.
1985 June 23 July 1 9 Official Fredericton, Saint John, Sussex, N.B.; Halifax, Annapolis Royal, Digby, North Sydney, Sydney, N.S.; Peterborough, Ontario (bicentennial of Fredericton as Capital; bicentennial of incorporation of Saint John; bicentennial of Sydney; centennial of North Sydney; opening of activity centre at Peterborough Liftlock).
The Duke and Duchess of York 1987 July 15 July 25 11 Official Toronto (Queen's Plate), Thunder Bay, Niagara Falls, Mississauga (new Civic Centre) Cobourg (150th anniversary); Muskoka (retreat at McEachern's); Winnipeg (St. Boniface Gen. Hospital Research Centre); Edmonton, Medicine Hat (Stampede), Head-Smash-In-Buffalo Jump; Yellowknife.
The Duke and Duchess of York 1987 July 26 August 9 15 Private working Canoe expedition on Hanbury - Thelon River.
The Duke and Duchess of York 1989 July 13 July 25 13 Official Charlottetown, York, Souris, Basin Head, Fort Amherst National Park (Jamboree 89); Summerside; Quebec City, La Malbaie, Port au Saumon, Port au Persil, Baie Ste Catherine, Montréal, Hull; Ottawa; Prince Albert, Nipawin, Lac La Ronge, (private retreat), La Ronge, Meadow Lake, Saskatoon, Swift Current, Regina.
1991 (Duchess alone) November 6 November 11 5 Private working Toronto (Royal Agricultural Winter Fair) Sunnybrook - ALS; Toronto Sick Children Hospital - HIV).Ottawa (Dinner at 24 Sussex, Remembrance Day ceremony).
1992 (Duke alone) September 25 September 27 3 Private working Lakefield (Alumni Days) and Toronto.
1993 (Duke alone) September 20 September 24 5 Private working Arrival at Ottawa. CFB Petawawa (to meet Canadian Airborne Regiment). Pembroke (to unveil a monument; visit a senior citizens home). Halifax (to visit Marcom; dinner at Government House).
1995 (Duke Alone)April 20April 22 2 Private working Toronto (Toronto Golf Club); Lakefield College (open new wing).
1997 October 23October 28 6 Private working Toronto and Lakefield College
1999 September 17 to 21 5 Private working Toronto, Ontario - To attend a fund-raising dinner as well as the Change of Command parade of The Queen's York Rangers Regiment; also visit to Lakefield College.
2000 September 28 to October 1 4 Private working Toronto, Ontario - In support of The Round Square Schools organization.
2001 January 26 and 27 2 Private working Toronto, Ontario - To visit a former Chaplain at Lakefield College whose health was rapidly deteriorating.
2003 May 6 to 12 7 Private working Vancouver, British Columbia - To present The Duke of Edinburgh's Awards; attend the Children Circle of Care Conference; turn the sod for the new mental health building of the British Columbia Children Hospital Toronto, Ontario - To visit with The Queen's York Rangers; meet with trustees at Lakefield College, visit the Regent Park Duke of York Public School.
2003 June 12 to 17 6 Private working Toronto, Ontario - To visit Lakefield College; lunch with the Empire Club of Canada; visit the Greenwood School. Victoria, British Columbia - attend the Pearson College of the Pacific.

2007 April 30 – May 5

6 Private working

Halifax, NS; Toronto, Cambridge, ON to visit three regiments of which he is Colonel in Chief.

2007 June 27 – July 9

13 Private working

Northwest Territories canoe trip.

2008 May 8 -11

4 Private working

Lakefield College School (Peterborough, ON) to participate in events at school.

2008 October 17 – 18

2 Private working

Peterborough, ON – Lakefield College speaking engagements

2009 April 23- 28

6 Private working

Halifax, NS; Toronto, ON to visit three Canadian regiments of which he is Colonel in Chief.

2009 May 28 – May 31

4 Private working

Magog, Quebec to attend the Annual Meeting of trustees for Lakefield College School

2009 September 18 -20 3 Private working

The daughters of The Duke of York, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, attended the Toronto International Film Festival.The Duke of York was not present during this visit.

2010 October 29 and 30 2 Private working Lakefield, ON – Visit the Canadian Canoe Museum.
2011 July 9 to 25 17 Private working Northwest Territories canoe/camping trip.
2012 November 15 and 16 2 Private working Lakefield, ON – Visit the Canadian Canoe Museum.
2013 May 15 to 19 5 Private working Vancouver and Victoria, BC – Presentation of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards, UBC Brain Treatment Department and attendance at the Highland Games.
2013 October 25 and 26 2 Private working Lakefield, ON – Trustees meetings at Lakefield College School.
2014 June 5 to 8 4 Private working Toronto and Lakefield College, ON – Queen’s York Regiment and meetings.
Their Royal Highnesses The Earl and Countess of Wessex
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1976 July 13 (Arr. 9:15 a.m.) July 25 (Dep. midnight) 13 Official Accompanied Her Majesty, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales and The Princess Anne to the XXI Olympic Games in Montréal.
1978 July 26 (Arr. 2:35 p.m.) Aug. 6 (Dep. 6:00 p.m.) 12 Official Arrived in St. John's, Nfld with Her Majesty, The Duke of Edinburgh and The Prince Andrew. July 28, Stephenville Airport, Nfld for Regina (goes to Qu'Appelle Valley; Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Lloydminster, Sask; then to Edmonton, Alta. Commonwealth Games; overnight trail ride up the Tonquin Valley; returned to London with Her Majesty on Aug. 6.
1987 June 24 (Arr. 5:10 p.m.) 1 Official Fredericton, N.B. (private, for Duke of Edinburgh's Award). Halifax, Truro, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Charlottetown, Brudenell, Cavendish, Mont Carmel, Malpeque, CFB Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
1988 June 4 (Arr 2:30 p.m.) June 11 (dep 3:15 p.m.) 8 Combined Ottawa (gala evening ball for Duke of Edinburgh Award; heraldry ceremony).Toronto (private visit for the 25th anniversary of the Duke of Edinburgh Award in Canada). Newfoundland (100 years of municipal government): St. John's, Deer Lake, Corner Brook; dedication of Gros Morne National Park as a World Heritage Site.
1989 Sep. 18(Arr. BA 93 at 6:00 p.m.) Sep. 21(Arr. BA 83 at 8:00 p.m.) n/a Private working Toronto, Ontario: premiere of "Phantom of the Opera"
1990 July 5 (Arr. at 6:10 p.m.) July 8 (Dep. at 8:00 p.m.) 6 Official Winnipeg: opening of Western Canada Summer Games. St. Malo: picnic and senior citizens home. Gillam: visit to Limestone Power Plant. Churchill: visit to Eskimo Museum and whale watching.
1991 Oct. 23 Oct. 26 n/a Private working Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver (fund raising dinners, Gold award presentations), Victoria (Commonwealth Games organizers).
1992 May 3 May 7 4 Private working St. John's (Duke of Edinburgh's Awards), Churchill Falls, Goose Bay (Sir Wilfred Grenfell 100th Anniversary).
1993 March 26 April 15 21 Private working For Duke of Edinburgh's Awards presentation and fund raising (Winnipeg 26/3; Edmonton 27/3; Vancouver 28/3; Toronto 10+11/4; London 12/4; Fredericton 13/4; Halifax 14/4)For Commonwealth Games (Victoria 29/3).Private ski holiday in the Rockies 29/3 to April 10).
1993 September 30October 3 4 Private working Toronto (to raise funds for Victoria Commonwealth Games Society).Victoria (meeting of Assembly of Commonwealth Games Federation; visit sites for 1994 Games; Duke of Edinburgh's Award in British Columbia).
1994 August 13 August 29 17 Private working Regina (Duke of Edinburgh's Award, Globe Theatre), Fort Qu'Appelle (Indian Reserve); Calgary (Duke of Edinburgh's Award); Victoria (Commonwealth Games), Kelowna (Duke of Edinburgh's Award).
1996 June 23June 24 n/a Private working Gold Award Ceremony for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award, Toronto Filming of HRH for Charter for Business Video; media launch for the Charter for Business at CN Tower
1999 March 9 and 10 2 Private working British Columbia - Vancouver Gold Award Ceremony for The Duke of Edinburgh's Award;Reception and Dinner for Charter for Business
2000 June 4 to June 6 3 Private working Montréal for His Royal Highness' personal business)
2000 June 25 to June 27 3 Private working Vancouver (for His Royal Highness' personal business)
2000 July 14 to July 16 3 Combined Prince Edward Island. Arrive at Charlottetown Airport by CF Airbus at 1500 hours on July 14 and leave on CF Airbus for Montréal at 1700 hours on July 16; arrival ceremony at Province House; "Emily" performance at Confederation Centre of the Arts on July 14. Visit to Rodd Brudenell River Resort; concert at St. Mary's Church, Indian River; visit of Cavendish Farms Processing Plant, New Annan; visit of Gateway Village, Borden-Carleton; federal dinner at Delta Prince Edward Hotel on July 15. Morning Prayer at St. Peter's Cathedral and visit of All Souls' Chapel; luncheon at Fanningbank/Government House; visit to Confederation Birthplace Commemorative Park; official opening of the 39th annual Canadian Branch Conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association and reception with delegates and families at Fanningbank on July 16.
2000 July 16 to July 18 3 Private working Montréal (The Duke of Edinburgh's Award in Canada - Young Canadians Challenge)
2000 July 18 1 Private working Halifax and St. John's (The Duke of Edinburgh's Award in Canada - Young Canadians Challenge)
2001 August 2 to 5 4 Private working Edmonton, Alberta - To attend the 8th IAAF World Championship in Athletics.
2002 September 5 to 8 4 Private working Ontario - on behalf of the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards.
2002 September 20 to 24 4 Private working Toronto and Ottawa for a series of functions on behalf of the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards Program.
2003 June 18 to 25 8 Private working Saskatchewan - To attend the centennial celebrations of Regina, Moose Jaw and Lloydminster; visit Prince Albert to inaugurate the city's cultural centre; open the new Saskatchewan Indian Federated College facility at the University of Regina.
2005 May 31 to June 8 9 Private working Charlottetown, Saint John, N.B. and Fox Harbour on behalf of the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards.
2006 June 1 to 9 9 Private working Calgary, Spruce Meadows, Calgary Stampede, Ricky Mountains Cadet Camp, Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria, Duke of Edinburgh's Awards and various personal projects.
2007 October 9 to 14 6 Private working Montreal, Ottawa, Charlottetown and Halifax on behalf of the Duke of Edinburgh's Awards.
2008 June n/a Private working Manitoba to meet families of Manitoba soldiers serving in Afghanistan and to present Duke of Edinburgh Awards, as well as the Premier’s Volunteer Service Awards and other awards for bravery and service.
2009 June 3 – 8 6 Private working

 

Vancouver, BC; Calgary, AB to present Duke of Edinburgh Awards; Toronto, Edmonton (Countess of Wessex – charitable activities).
2010 March 18 - 22 4 Private working Vancouver on occasion of the 2010 Paralympic Games, (attended as patron of the British Paralympic Society), also presented the Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
September 11 to September 18, 2012 8 Private National Capital Region; Iqaluit, Nunavut; CFB Trenton, Niagara, Hamilton, Midland, Toronto, Ontario.
2010 July 22 to 24 3 Private working Banff, AB – Fundraising for the Duke of Edinburgh awards and the opening of the Kinnear Centre.
2011 July 25 to 27 3 Private working Toronto, ON – Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold Ceremony.
2011 November 22 to 24 3 Private working Toronto, ON – Visits of The Countess of Wessex’s patronages in Toronto.
2013 November 1 and 2 2 Private working Toronto, ON – 50th Anniversary Gala for The Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
2014 September 12 to 19 8 Private working Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, BC; Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, SK; North Bay, ON – Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards, First Nations roundtables and charitable activities.
The Earl of Wessex
2015
October 26 to November 3
9 Private working Ontario, Nova Scotia, PEI and Newfoundland & Labrador. Performed official functions pertaining to his Royal portfolio
The Countess of Wessex
2015
November 12 - 14
3 Private working Toronto, Ontario: Hosted by The Toronto General & Western Hospitals, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, the Lincoln & Welland Regiment, the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and the Toronto Police Service
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal (The Princess Anne)
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1970 (With Her Majesty and The Duke of Edinburgh)March 2March 3 n/a Stopover Ottawa, Vancouver.
1970 (With Her Majesty and The Duke of Edinburgh)May 10 n/a Stopover Vancouver.
1970 (With Her Majesty and The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince of Wales)July 5 (Arr. 10:45 p.m.)July 15 (Dep. 11:30 p.m.) 10 Official Manitoba, Northwest Territories - To participate in the Centennial of the N.W.T. and in the 100th Anniversary of Manitoba's entry into the Confederation.
1971 (With Her Majesty and The Duke of Edinburgh)May 3 (Arr. 11:05 a.m.)May 12 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) 9 Official Victoria, Vancouver, Tofino, Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, William Lake, Comox. To mark the Centenary Anniversary of British Columbia into the Confederation of Canada.
1974 (With Capt. Mark Phillips) Jan. 25 Jan. 27 3 Official Ottawa and Hull.
1974 (With Capt. Mark Phillips) Nov. 15 Nov. 18 4 Private working Toronto (Royal Agricultural Winter Fair), Hamilton.
1976 (With Capt. Mark Phillips) July 1 July 26 n/a Stopover Participated in the Montréal Olympics, as members of the British Olympic Equestrian Team.
1979 Nov. 12 (Arr. 5:30 p.m.) Nov. 18 (Dep. 8:45 p.m.) 6 Official Arrived in Ottawa; Kingston, Toronto, Owen Sound, Ottawa (while in Toronto attended "Kick for Cansave" and Cansave College Bowl Dinner).Remarks: Visit to Canadian regiments in Kingston, Owen Sound, Ottawa.
1982 July 4 (Arr. 7:00 p.m.) July 17 (Dep. 7:00 p.m.) 14 Official Ottawa. Yukon: Haynes Junction, Kluane Park, Whitehorse. Sask.: Regina (centennial of St. Paul's Cathedral), Wilcox, Gravelbourg (centennial), Estevan (centennial),Alameda (centennial), Moosomin (centennial), Saskatoon (centennial)Manitoba: Winnipeg, Brandon, Selkirk.
1986 June 20 June 26 7 Private working Calgary sites of 1988 Winter Olympics (as President of British Olympic Association).Toronto, Guelph (to inaugurate Guelph Equine Research Centre);N.B.: Fredericton, Hartland, Grand Falls, St-Léonard, CFB Cagetown (to visit 8th Canadian Hussars).Note: Capt. M. Phillips in Toronto at the time of the Royal Visit there.
1988 Feb. 12 Feb. 22 10 Private working Attended the XVth Winter Olympic Games in Calgary, as President of the British Olympic Association.
1988 Nov. 16 Nov. 18 3 Private working For the Toronto Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.
1991 June 30 July 6 7 Official NFLD: St. John's (75th anniversary of Beaumont-Hamel; meeting with Royal Newfoundland Regiment); St. Anthony; L'Anse-aux-Meadows; Red Bay; Corner Brook. N.S: Halifax (Gathering of the Clans); Dartmouth (Black Community Centre); Pictou.
1993 June 29 June 30[cancelled at the last minute due to technical problems with BA aircraft] n/a Private working Ottawa (for the International Meeting of World Chartered Institute of Transport).
1998 June 25 to June 28 4 Private working Fredericton, Moncton(for the 125th Anniversary of the8th Canadian Hussars).
1999 July 22 to July 27 6 Private working Manitoba for the XIII PAN AM Games.
2003 August 29 to September 1 4 Private working Kingston, Ontario - To visit with the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Branch of which Her Royal Highness is Colonel-in-Chief. Ottawa - Charity work(Red R).

2004 June 4 to June 8

5

Private working

Regina, SASK (60th Anniversary of D-Day, Visit the Royal Regina Rifles) Toronto, ON (Monarchist League of Canada, Commonwealth Study Conference)

2007 June 1 -4

4

Private working

Regina, SASK; Toronto, ON to visit Royal Regina Rifles and charity event in Toronto.

2010 February 9 - 16

7

Private working

Vancouver, BC to attend the 2010 Winter Olympics Games as a member of the International Olympic Committee

2010 April 23 to 25 3

Private working

St. John’s, NFLD to present new colours to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment of which she is Colonel in Chief.
2013 October 22 to 26 5 Private working Toronto and Kingston, Ontario – 110th Anniversary of the Canadian Forces Communications and Electronic Branch.
2014 November 10 and 11 (With Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence) 2 Official National Capital Region. HRH attended various ceremonies and presentations including the rededication of the National War Memorial.
2015 February 18 and 19 2 Private working Montreal, Quebec: Hosted by the Emerging Leaders' Dialogue Canada Inc. a registered Canadian charitable organization
Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (d. February 9, 2002)
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1955 Jan. 31 n/a Stopover Stopover at Dorval, aircraft refuelling; En route to Jamaica for a tour of the West Indies.
1958 July 12 (Arr. 9:20 a.m.)Aug. 11 (Dep. 11:00 p.m.) 31 Official Peace River Gorge below Fort St. John, Comox, Courtenay, re-constructed Fort Langley, Prince George, Quesnel and William Lake, Okanagan, Victoria, Vancouver, Abbotsford, Royal Roads, Kelowna, Kamloops, Vernon, Penticton, Chilliwack, Banff and Prince Albert Parks, Calgary, Toronto, Niagara Falls, (including Shakespearian Festival at Stratford), Galt, Hamilton, Ottawa, Hull, Montréal, Québec, Fredericton, Yarmouth, Digby, Annapolis Valley and Halifax.
1967 (With Lord Snowdon) Oct. 5 Oct. 12 8 Official Toronto (To attend a Ball for fund raising purpose, organized by the Canadian Cancer Society Auxiliary of the Princess Margaret Hospital and Lodge) Montréal (Expo 1967).
1971 (With Lord Snowdon) Sept. 24 (Arr. 5:35 p.m.) Sept. 26 (Dep. 10:05 p.m.) 3 Private working Winnipeg. To open the new Winnipeg Art Gallery.
1974 (With Lord Snowdon) May 9 (Arr. 10:00 p.m.) May 14 (Dep. 4:30 p.m.) 5 Official Winnipeg. To take part in the Centennial Celebrations of the City of Winnipeg.
1980 July 18 (Arr. 3:00 p.m.) July 28 (Dep. 10:05 a.m.) 10 Official Visit to Sask. and Alb. - marking 75th Anniv. of their entry into Confederation. (Sun. July 20 - 10:00 a.m. left Ottawa for Saskatoon) (Sun. July 27 Arr. Ottawa at 10:15 p.m. stayed at 7 Rideau Gate and left July 28 at 10:00 p.m. for London).
1981 July 6 (Arr. 2:00 p.m.) July 13 (Dep. 2:15 p.m.) 8 Official Visit to Ontario.(Ottawa, Toronto, Cambridge, Timmins, Gravenhurst).
1986 July 10 (Arr. 4:45 p.m.) July 16 (Dep. 9:00 a.m.) 7 Official Visit to British Columbia for Expo 86.
1988 July 5 July 12 8 Official Visit to Halifax (presentation of new colours to Princess Louise Fusiliers); to Sambro (unveiling of a memorial for Fishermen lost at sea); Canning (75th anniversary of N.S. Women's Institute); to Toronto (running of the Queen's Plate Stakes; new Aquatics Wing of Variety Village); to Hamilton (at Royal Botanical Garden; civic luncheon; visit to Dofasco); to Bowmanville (reopening of restored Town Hall); depart from Peterborough Municipal Airport.
1993 November 8 November 12 5 Private working Toronto (Royal Agricultural Winter Fair; new facilities at Princess Margaret's Hospital)
1996 July 10 July 14 5 Private working Visit to Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, and the re-opening of The Princess Margaret Junior School in Etobicoke
His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1990 May 7 May 10 4 Private working Ottawa, Toronto and Halifax, in connection with his work as Grand Prior of the Order of Saint John.
Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Kent
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1968 July 3 July 8 6 Private working Calgary - (To open Calgary Stampede).
1975 June 26 (Arr. 3:30 p.m.)June 29 (Dep. 9:00 p.m.) 3 Private working Toronto; 116th Running of the Queen's Plate, Woodbine, Toronto, June 28.
1979 May 3 (Arr. 17:00 p.m.) May 4 (Dep. 8:00 p.m.) 2 Private working Toronto, Brampton, Ontario - To visit as Colonel-in-Chief of the Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment).
1991 March 4 (Duchess alone) March 6 3 Private working Toronto - for the 40th anniversary of the National Ballet.
1991 Sept. 13 (Duke alone) Sept. 16 4 Private working Toronto, Brampton (to meet the Lorne Scots), Brockville.
1998 October(Duke alone) n/a Stopover Mont-Tremblant (VIII Commonwealth Study Conference)
2000 November 23 to 26 4 Private working Vancouver, British Columbia - To attend the dedication ceremony of the Waveney Lifeboat "White Rose of Yorkshire".
2001 October 19 to 21 3 Private working Toronto, Ontario - Personal engagements
2006 March 29 to April 18 21 Private working Whistler, BC – Private ski holiday.
2010 May 19 to 22 4 Private working Suffield, AB and Brampton, ON – Regimental visit to the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards in Suffield and visit the Lorne Scot Regiment in Brampton.
Their Royal Highnesses Prince and Princess Michael of Kent
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1980 Feb. 20 (Arr. 3:00 p.m.) Feb. 21 (Dep. 7:00 p.m.) n/a Stopover Stop over in Montréal en route to Lake Placid for Winter Olympics.
1982 Nov. 14 (Arr. 2:30 p.m.) Nov. 17 (Dep. 6:00 p.m.) 3 Private working To open and carry out other engagements in connection with The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (Toronto) Nov. 14, 15 and 16. On Nov. 17 leave for New York and stay with friends; fly back to London direct from New York on Nov. 23.
1984 (Prince Michael alone) Feb. 22 (Arr. 3:25 p.m.)Feb. 25 (Dep. 10:30 a.m.) for New York City 4 Official Halifax, Sydney, Baddeck (to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first powered flight in the British Empire), Louisbourg.
1992 (Prince Michael alone)November 8 November 14 7 Private working Knowlton (visit to Bombardier), Edmonton (Remembrance Day, Canadian Finals Rodeo), Lake Louise (private time), Calgary (regimental events).
1996 June 2June 3 n/a Stopover At the invitation of Bombardier Inc. In Montréal
2002 March 13 to 24 12 Private working Engagements in the Greater Toronto Area, Windsor, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria. Prince Michael was also welcomed to his new duties as Colonel-in-Chief of The Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment in Windsor.
2002 June 21 to 25 5 Private working Engagements in Toronto (Queen's Plate at Woodbine)
2003 July 31 to August 6 7 Private working Kenora, Manitoba - To celebrate the Centenary and re-opening of the Lake of the Woods Yacht Club and the Grand Opening of the Leo Mol phase 3 (a formal garden).
2004 October 13 toOctober 18 6 Private Windsor (opening of new joint Windsor Armoury and Police training facility)
2009 June 6 - 11

 

5 Private working Edmonton, AB (Royal Life Saving Society Commonwealth conference and Life Saving Championships) and visit to Essex and Kent Scottish Regiment in Windsor, ON
Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1959 (Princess Alexandra)Aug. 8 (Arr. 4:30 p.m.) Aug. 11 (Dep. 11:15 a.m.) 4 Private working Vancouver and Victoria en route to Fiji and Australia
1967 (Princess Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy) May 14 June 16 27 Official Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Banff, Calgary, Edmonton, Whitehorse, Yellowknife, Jasper, Hay River, Regina, Brandon, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Montréal.
1967 (Princess Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy) Oct. 16 Oct. 19 4 Private working Toronto (To carry out on behalf of the British Government a programme in connection with the British Week held in Toronto).
1973 (Princess Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy) July 19 July 23 5 Private working Halifax, Picton, Chester - To participate in celebrations marking the arrival of the Ship "Hector" with the first Scottish settlers.
1980 (Princess Alexandra) April 25 (Arr. 1:30 p.m.)May 4 (Dep. 2:05 p.m.) 10 Official Ottawa (stopover), Toronto (120th Anniv. of the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada); Victoria, B.C. (The Canadian Scottish Regiment) and Nanaimo, B.C.
1985 (Princess Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy)Nov. 6 Nov. 10 5 Official Toronto - CFB Borden - Ottawa.125th Anniversary of the Queen's Own Rifles; Opening of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair; dinner with the Governor General at Rideau Hall.
1986 (Princess Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy) Oct. 21 Oct. 22 2 Stopover Overnight stop in Gander, en route to USA (stay at Albatros Hotel).
1988 (Princess Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy) Nov. 21 n/a Stopover Refuelling stop in Gander, on way back to United Kingdom.
1989 (Princess Alexandra) Sept. 20: on AC 851(arr. Vancouver 6:15 p.m) Sept. 25: on AC850(dep. Vancouver 8:30 p.m) 6 Private working Victoria, B.C. 75th anniversary of The Canadian Scottish Regiment.
1992 (Princess Alexandra & Sir Angus Ogilvy) November 7November 8 2 Stopover Overnight stop in St. John's on way back from St. Lucia.
2010 April 22 -26 5 Private working Toronto, ON occasion of 150th anniversary of The Queen’s Own Rifles, of which she is Colonel in Chief.
2010 April 19 to 26 8 Private working Victoria, BC, Calgary, AB and Toronto, ON – 150th Anniversary of the Queen’s Own Rifles.
2012 October 17 to 22 6 Private working Victoria, BC – 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Scottish Regiment.
Her Royal Highness Princess Patricia (Lady Patricia Ramsay) (d. January 12, 1974)
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1964 Sep. 17 Sep. 23 7 Official Edmonton - To celebrate the Jubilee of the Princess Patricia's Light Infantry Regiment.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal (The Princess Mary) (d. March 28, 1965)
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1955 Sept. 29Oct. 25 - (Dep. 11:00 a.m.) 26 Official Québec, Montréal, Kingston, Fort Henry Ottawa, Hull, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Malton, Ontario - Winnipeg, St. Boniface, Manitoba - Victoria, B.C. Vancouver.
1962 June 13 - (Arr. 7:00 p.m.) June 28 - (Dep. 6:00 p.m.) 15 Official Victoria, Vancouver, Trenton, Kingston, Toronto, Ottawa, Québec - To present new colours earned in Second World War by Canadian Scottish Regiment. Princess Mary is Colonel-in-Chief.
1964 Sept. 19 - (Arr. 1:00 p.m.) Sept. 29 - (Dep. 11:00 p.m.) 11 Official Newfoundland - To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the departure from St. John's of first contingent of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. The Princess is Colonel-in-Chief.
Her Royal Highness Princess Alice (Dowager Duchess of Gloucester) (d. October 29, 2004)
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1963 Sep. 18 Sep. 26 9 Private working Ottawa - Toronto.
Her Royal Highness The Dowager Duchess of Kent (d. August 27, 1968)
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1954 Aug. 22 (Arr. 11:00 a.m.) Sep. 14 24 Official Quebec City, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Chatham, Windsor, London, Ontario; Saint John, Fredericton, Newcastle, N.B.; Montréal
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother (d. March 30, 2002)
Private and Official Tours
Date# of DaysPurposeLocation
1954 Nov. 12 (Arr. 6:00 p.m.) Nov. 17 (Dep. 3:30 p.m.) 5 Official Ottawa.
1958 Jan. 28 (Arr. 4:00 p.m.) Jan. 29 (Dep. 8:00 p.m.) n/a Stopover Montréal and Vancouver en route to New Zealand & Australia.
1962 June 7 (Arr. 5:00 p.m.) June 16 (Dep. 7:30 p.m.) 9 Official Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Upper Canada Village - To participate in the ceremonies of the Centenary of the Black Watch of Canada. Her Majesty is Colonel-in-Chief.
1964 Feb. 7 (Arr. 1:00 P.M.) Feb. 8 (Dep. 12:00 a.m.) n/a Stopover Montréal, Vancouver and Victoria en route for Fiji.
1965 June 23 (Arr. 6:30 p.m.) June 27 4 Private working Toronto - To celebrate 50th Anniv. of Toronto Scottish Regiment. Her Majesty is the Colonel-in-Chief.
1966 March 18 March 19 n/a Stopover Vancouver, Victoria - En route to Australia and New Zealand.
1966 May 4 n/a Stopover Vancouver (Return journey from Australia and New Zealand).
1967 July 10 July 22 (Dep. 11:00 a.m.) 12 Official Atlantic Provinces (N.S.-N.B.-P.E.I.-NFLD) - To take part in the Centennial celebrations.
1974 June 25 (Arr. 3:15 p.m.) July 1 (Dep. 11:15 a.m.) 6 Official Toronto, Montréal - To visit Toronto Scottish Regiment in Toronto June 27. To present the Queen's Colours to the Black Watch Regiment of Montréal.
1979 June 26 (Arr. 2:35 p.m.) July 2 (Dep. 12:00 noon) 6 Official Halifax, N.S. - Presentation of the Queen's Colour to Maritime Command Official Opening Int. Gathering of the Clans; - Toronto - To attend 120th running of The Queen's Plate Stakes. Remarks: Semi private.
1981 July 2 (Arr. 3:45 p.m.) July 7 (Dep. 12:00 Noon) 5 Official Ottawa (Official welcome), Toronto (Queen's Plate), Niagara-on-the-Lake (bicentennial of Town).
1985 July 12 July 19 8 Official Ottawa (Official welcome)Toronto (Queen's Plate); Regina; CFB Cold Lake (flight diverted because of bad weather in Edmonton); Edmonton (5th Angus Forum)
1987 June 4 June 8 5 Official Ottawa (official welcome) Montréal (125th anniversary of Black Watch).
1989 July 5 Jul 10 6 Official Ottawa (Official welcome)Toronto (Queen's Plate).London (Opening of Western Counties Wing, Parkwood Hospital; unveiling of statue of Dr. Banting).
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