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New details of Kate and Will's royal visit to Canada

When the royal couple is visiting and what Canadian destinations are on their itinerary.

Prince William and Kate Middleton in Ottawa during the 2011 royal visit. Photo, Tim Rooke/Rex Features.

Prince William and Kate Middleton in Ottawa during the 2011 royal visit. Photo, Tim Rooke/Rex Features.

More details have been released about the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s upcoming visit to Canada.

Kensington Palace tweeted Monday morning that Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, will visit Vancouver, Victoria, Bella Bella, Haida Gwaii and Kelowna in British Columbia as well as Whitehorse and Carcross in Yukon.

It says the trip will take place between Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.

This will be the royal couple’s second visit to Canada. Their first, following their 2011 wedding, took them to Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Charlottetown, Summerside, Yellowknife, Calgary and Slave Lake after that community was ravaged by a forest fire.

The then-newlyweds drew large crowds wherever they went, including a packed Canada Day gathering on Parliament Hill.

The visit was also seen as a way to engage young Canadians with the monarchy, given the perception of waning interest compared to that of older Canadians.

The couple’s children, George and Charlotte, are reportedly slated to accompany their parents on their Canadian trip.

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