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