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Prince William, Kate begin 3rd day of Canada tour

07-03-2011 11:43 BJT

OTTAWA, Ontario -- Prince William and Kate have started the third day of their Canadian tour with a tree-planting ceremony at Government House that has become a royal family tradition.

Britain's Prince William watches as his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge,
shovels dirt during a tree planting ceremony at Rideau Hall in Ottawa July 2, 2011.
Also pictured are Canada's Governor General David Johnston (R) and his wife Sharon
(2nd R). Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are on
a royal tour of Canada from June 30 to July 8. [Photo/Agencies]

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge each wielded a shovel Saturday as they planted a Canadian hemlock, an evergreen tree known for its longevity.

The royal couple, who married on April 29, then chatted with Canadian couples celebrating their 50th and 60th wedding anniversaries.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, takes part in a cooking workshop at the Institut
de tourisme et d'hotellerie du Quebec in Montreal July 2, 2011. Prince William
and his wife Catherine are on a royal tour of Canada from June 30 to July 8.
[Photo/Agencies]

Prince William's parents, Prince Charles and Princess Diana, and his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, planted trees on previous visits at Rideau Hall, the official residence of both the Canadian monarch and Governor General of Canada.

The royal couple flying later to Quebec for a two-day stay, where protests by French-speaking separatists are expected.

The Duke of Cambridge puts down a desert he prepared as the Royal couple take part
in a food preparation demonstration at the Quebec Tourism and Hotel Institute
Saturday, July 2, 2011 in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

 

Britain's Prince William talks with a patient during a tour of the Sainte-Justine
Hospital in Montreal July 2, 2011. Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess
of Cambridge are on a royal tour from June 30 to July 8. [Photo/Agencies]

 

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of
Cambridge, arrive at Pierre Elliott Trudeau International
Airport in Montreal July 2, 2011. Prince William and his wife
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are on a royal tour of Canada
from June 30 to July 8.[Photo/Agencies]

 

Royal fans try to catch a glimpse of Britain's Prince William and his wife
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as they visit the Sainte-Justine Hospital in
Montreal July 2, 2011. Prince William and his wife Catherine are on a royal
tour from June 30 to July 8. [Photo/Agencies]

 

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: China Daily

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