Daily Record: June 29th, 2010

COURT CIRCULAR

Government House, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this morning visited Canadian Forces Base, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and were received by the Prime Minister of Canada (the Rt Hon Stephen Harper MP) and the Hon Peter MacKay (Minister of National Defence).

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness were entertained to Luncheon by the Government of Canada.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh afterwards drove to Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, embarked in HMCS St John’s (Commander Robert Clark) and were received by the Chief of Maritime Staff (Vice-Admiral Dan McFadden).

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were received with a Royal Salute and Her Majesty inspected the Guard.

The Queen, with The Duke of Edinburgh, sailed between the lines of ships assembled in Bedford Basin and Halifax Harbour and reviewed the Fleet.

At the end of the Review, HMCS St John’s anchored and Her Majesty, with His Royal Highness, witnessed an aerial display by the Snowbirds.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh disembarked HMCS St John’s and Her Majesty unveiled a plaque to commemorate the Fleet Review.

Her Majesty was presented with the Sovereign’s Sword to commemorate the Canadian Naval Centennial.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh walked along Maritime Museum Wharf to HMCS Sackville and, having been received by the Chairman of Canadian Naval Memorial Trust (Mr John Jay), Her Majesty unveiled a plaque to mark HMCS Sackville’s service to the Canadian people as the last remaining Corvette of the Second World War.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh this evening attended the Celebration of Nova Scotia Reception at Cunard Centre, Halifax, and were received by the Premier of Nova Scotia (the Hon Darrell Dexter).

The Duke of Edinburgh this morning presented the World Ship Trust Medal to representatives from HMCS Haida at Government House.

His Royal Highness, Colonel-in-Chief, The Royal Canadian Regiment, this afternoon received Officers from 2nd Battalion at Government House.

Clarence House

The Prince of Wales, President, The Prince’s Trust Cymru, and Patron, the Young Dragons, accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall, this morning attended a Prince’s Trust showcase in Portmeirion, and were received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Gwynedd (His Honour Huw Morgan Daniel).

His Royal Highness, President, Business in the Community, afterwards attended a Meeting at Tudor Hall, Portmeirion, to discuss business and education in Wales.

The Prince of Wales, President, the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, and Patron, the Red Squirrel Survival Trust, this afternoon visited Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey, to view red squirrel conservation work, and afterwards attended a Reception.

The Duchess of Cornwall this morning visited Portmeirion.

Her Royal Highness, President, Barnardo’s, this afternoon visited Caban Bach Family Centre, Rhes Meirion, Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Buckingham Palace

The Duke of York, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, this morning received Mr Peter Sands (Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Bank).

His Royal Highness, Commodore-in-Chief, Fleet Air Arm, received Rear Admiral Thomas Cunningham (Chief of Staff, Aviation and Carriers, and Rear Admiral Fleet Air Arm).

The Duke of York, Royal Colonel, The Royal Highland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, received Colonel Nicholas Borton upon relinquishing his appointment as Commanding Officer and Lieutenant Colonel Dugald Graham upon assuming the appointment.

His Royal Highness, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, this afternoon received His Excellency Mr Liu Xiaoming (Ambassador from the People’s Republic of China).

The Duke of York, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, received Mr. Stephen Hester (Chief Executive, the Royal Bank of Scotland).

His Royal Highness, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, received Mr. Vittorio Calao (Chief Executive, Vodafone).

The Duke of York, Special Representative for International Trade and Investment, this evening attended a Financial Services Dinner at Citicorp, 5-7 Carlton Gardens, London SW1.

Buckingham Palace

The Earl and Countess of Wessex today carried out engagements in Jersey and were received by the Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Bailiwick of Jersey (His Excellency Lieutenant General Andrew Ridgway).

His Royal Highness and Her Royal Highness, Patron, Mencap, this afternoon visited Jersey Employment Trust, Acorn Enterprises, la Rue Asplet, Trinity, to commemorate the Sixtieth Anniversary of Jersey Mencap and were received by the Bailiff of Jersey (Mr Michael Birt).

The Earl of Wessex and The Countess of Wessex, President, Girlguiding UK, later visited Samarès Manor, la Rue de la Blinerie, St Clement, to commemorate the Centenary of Girlguiding.

Their Royal Highnesses subsequently visited Glanville Home, St Mark’s Road, St Saviour, to mark its One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary.

The Earl and Countess of Wessex this evening attended a Dinner given by the Bailiff of Jersey at Highlands College, St Saviour, Jersey.

Buckingham Palace

The Princess Royal, Visitor, Strathcarron Hospice, this morning visited the Hospice, Randolph Hill, Frankerton, Denny, Stirling, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Stirling and Falkirk (Mrs Marjory McLachlan).

Her Royal Highness this afternoon visited Airdrie Savings Bank, 56 Stirling Street, Airdrie, and was received by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Lanarkshire (Mr Gilbert Cox).

The Princess Royal, Patron, Opportunity International United Kingdom, this evening, held a Dinner at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Kensington Palace

The Duke of Gloucester this morning arrived at Heathrow Airport, London, from Cambodia.

Captain Benjamin Sempala-Ntege was in attendance.

St James’s Palace

The Duke of Kent, Visitor, Cranfield University, this morning visited the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Swindon, Wiltshire.

His Royal Highness, Patron, this evening attended the Biennial Dinner of the Anglo-Jordanian Society at the Royal Gardens Hotel, Kensington High Street, London W8.

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