Today, Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia at 2:20 p.m. (local) to begin a 9-day Royal Tour of Canada, The Queen's largest Realm.
On the itinerary today:
- A colourful welcome ceremony at Garrison Grounds, where Her Majesty will address Canadians and conduct a walkabout. Many of our members will be in attendance.
- Mi'kmaq cultural event at Halifax Common to highlight the role of First Nations and Mi'qmaq communities across Canada and to honour the 400th anniversary of the Baptism of Grand Chief Henri Membertou.
- Re-dedication of Government House, the 200+ year old official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. The residence has recently undergone an extensive three-year renovation.
Join me on CTV News Channel for live coverage of today's events.