Current Conditions

Sunny
13.5°C

Royal couple will visit Kelowna on their B.C. trip

Image Credit: Wikipedia
August 22, 2016 - 7:52 AM

KELOWNA - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced plans for their trip to B.C. this fall, and Kelowna is one of the stops.

Kensington Palace tweeted this morning, Aug. 22, WIlliam and Kate will be visiting Vancouver, Victoria, Bella Bella, Kelowna and Haida Gwaii.

Some media have reported children Prince George and Princess Charlotte will be accompany them, but no confirmation yet.

The trip will take place between Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.

According to a release from Heritage Canada, the royal couple will start their trip in Victoria.

The next day, Sept. 25, they'll travel to Vancouver. After that they will travel to Bella Bella and have a big travel day on Sept. 27, travelling to Victoria, Kelowna and Whitehorse.

They'll come back to B.C. Sept. 29, with another visit to Victoria, followed by a trip to Haida Gwaii the next day.

They'll finish the trip off in Victoria on Oct. 1.

"Their Royal Highnesses will participate in events and activities that highlight the work Canadians are doing to preserve the environment, empower young people, improve mental health, encourage active living and highlight Indigenous culture and ‎heritage," Heritage Canada says in the release.

— This story was corrected at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 to change "Victoria" to "Vancouver" in the sixth line, thanks to readers for pointing it out.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Ashley Legassic or call 250-319-7494 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2016
InfoTel News Ltd

  • Popular penticton News
  • Comments
  • Body of missing Cache Creek fire chief found
    CACHE CREEK - The body of Clayton Cassidy has been found. Around 10:30 p.m. yesterday, May 27, members of the Ashcroft fire department found his body during a patrol of Cache Creek, accordin
  • TRENDING NOW: Instant karma for angry dog walker
    When crossing a street we all pay attention to a car pulling up to an intersection, but this man seems to get really riled up for some reason. Of course, his threatening behaviour is under c
  • Firefighters rescue unexpected visitors during blaze battle in Calgary
    Calgary firefighters made an unexpected rescue when they were battling a house fire in the city's southwest. On Friday afternoon, a passerby called 911 to report smoking coming from a ho
  • Fire on Front Street
    PENTICTON - Penticton firefighters spent a hot afternoon battling a fire on Front Street today. Penticton Deputy Fire Chief Chris Forester said in a release Sunday evening, May 28, firefight
  • No, Okanagan Lake will not peak this weekend
    If you’re confused about projections for what Okanagan Lake is going to do over the next few weeks, you’re not alone. The City of Penticton issued a media release yesterday, May
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile