28 September, 2016
But aides worked quickly to adapt their programme, cancelling a tour of the attractive region by float plane and arranging for a boat to take them from the small airstrip to the jetty where they were welcomed by the First Nations people. They're pictured here with Justin Trudeau and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau.
The reception at the 13-bedroom property where William, Kate and their children are staying was attended by leaders in British Columbia's legislature, government and judiciary.
"While the canopy designation recognizes the work we did around land-use planning, the interconnection between our lands and our waters can not be understated", she said.
But they received a rapturous welcome from the small Heiltsuk First Nation community as they were treated to a welcoming dance.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were left deluged by downpours when they visited a Canadian rainforest to inaugurate the natural wonder into a new initiative.
They were also shown one of the most precious items owned by the First Nations community, a royal staff with a silver crown head given to the present chief's great-grandfather by Queen Victoria.
The Duchess first wore red (and white) on their second day in Vancouver, in a beautifully printed Alexander McQueen dress and matching with a red Miu Miu clutch.
The royal family is set to meet the prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophia Trudeau and other dignitaries.
Poor weather diverts plans for royal visit
The Duchess of Cambridge dazzled in a scarlet cocktail dress tonight in her most glamorous royal tour outfit so far.
Sheway, designed like the Glasgow Women's Reproductive Health Service Unit, to serve women with major social problems was opened by William's mother Princess Diana in 1990.
The family arrived in Canada on Saturday afternoon, making a sweet arrival as they landed at Victoria military airport.
William and Kate are on an eight-day tour of British Columbia and Yukon to "deepen their relationship" with Canada.
Their visit was affected by bad weather, with see through umbrellas handed out to shield the royal duo from the pelting rain.
The weather is described as "fairly dramatic" with gusty winds, choppy water and heavy rain.
The couple will announced the inclusion of the Great Bear Rainforest into the Queens Commonwealth Canopy.
The duke and duchess take part in the installation of the final ring on the Black Rod in Victoria.
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