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Prince William, Kate's Canadian Itinerary Released

Celebrity News May. 30, 2011 AT 12:51PM
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The royals are heading to Canada, eh?

Newlyweds Prince William and Kate will visit Canada from June 30 to July 8 on their first official tour as a married couple. The newly anointed Duke and Duchess will visit eight cities during their tour of the country.

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This will be William's third visit to Canada and Kate's first. The tour "will enable [Will and Kate] to meet as many Canadians as possible and, in the process, come to know Canada even better."

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Prince William and Kate's exact Canadian itinerary is:

June 30-July 2: The National Capital Region (Ottawa, Ontario and Gatineau, Quebec)

July 2: Montreal

July 3: Quebec City

July 3-4: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

July 4: Summerside, Prince Edward Island

July 4-6: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

July 6-8: Calgary, Alberta 

"It is hoped that, upon their departure, they will come to regard Canada as their second home -- a term of endearment often used by The Queen to describe her special bond of affection for and pride in this country," says a rep from the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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William, 28, and Kate, 29, will also visit the United States, flying to Los Angeles, Calif. on July 8 for a two-day stay.

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