Prince Charles and Camilla will visit the Ukrainian Church in Ottawa on the second day of the royal tour


Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will attend a service at the Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Ottawa today as they visit the national capital.

After the prayer service, the royal couple are scheduled to meet a displaced Ukrainian woman and her two children.

The second day of the royal tour includes stops at the National War Memorial, a local school, and a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

The couple will also visit ByWard Market to meet vendors, and Charles will speak to Afghan refugee women and attend a roundtable discussion on sustainable finance.

The final event of the day for Prince Charles and Camilla is a Platinum Jubilee reception at Rideau Hall.

Metis National Council President Cassidy Caron has said she intends to use that occasion to request an apology from the Queen for the legacy of residential schools.

The three-day tour kicked off Tuesday in St. John’s, NL, with a focus on reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on May 18, 2022

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