Japanese State Visit to Canada – Now in Toronto
The Emperor and Empress of Japan have moved their state visit to Canada to the city of Toronto.
They visited a hospital in the morning, before meeting with Lt.-Gov. David Onley at the his residence and then with Premier Dalton McGuinty at the Ontario Legislature.
They visited the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre on Thursday evening and a seniors’ home on Friday morning before leaving for British Columbia where they may be facing a tense situation as a group of veterans and other interested parties are expecting an apology or expression of regret for past wars from the Emperor .
Turnouts to greet the Imperial couple have seemed rather small as compared to other royal visits during their stay in Toronto.
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