The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Reigning Houses > British Royals > The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall

Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #81  
Old 11-04-2009, 03:53 PM
giov's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Roma, Italy
Posts: 2,342
Zimbio gallery - Day 3
The Prince Of Wales And Duchess Of Cornwall Visit Canada - Day 3 - Pictures - Zimbio
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #82  
Old 11-04-2009, 06:17 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Somewhere not Interesting, Canada
Posts: 291
The opinion of this Canadian is that we as a nation are outgrowing the British Monarchy. No one cares that Charles is visiting and I live the Prairies which is full of royalists.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #83  
Old 11-04-2009, 06:23 PM
iowabelle's Avatar
Royal Highness
Royal Blogger, TRF Author
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Des Moines, United States
Posts: 2,405
About the fur issue. I have noticed that the Queen, Queen Margarethe, and Crown Princess Mary all wear real fur and no one makes a peep. But it's different with Camilla.

The only thing I can think of is that a different rule applies to Camilla than the other three.

I think she looks very nice for her events, although I wasn't too keen on the blue velvet hat with the ensnared flower. The PoW looks like he's not having a bad time, either.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #84  
Old 11-04-2009, 07:04 PM
Princejohnny25's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: , Antarctica
Posts: 2,033
I agree with you iowabella on the fur issue. Plus, its not a new item and it was used in an appropriate environment, freezing wet Canada.

I think the Duchess always looks appropriate and I have a soft spot for odd hats. I just wish Camilla would get her clothes fitted. I think it would make a world of difference and make her look quite smashing rather than just elegantly appropriate.

As for the Canadian response, I'm quite surprised by the almost hostile press. My experience of Canadians is that they are a very friendly, kind, and calm people. I'm not seeing that in the media. Charles isn't forcing himself upon the Canadians, and from what I can see, only praises them immensely. He is just doing his job as the future King of Canada and until Canada changes into a republic, he will continue to do so. I personally do think a republic is inevitable and would be the right step, but not for a fair while. Until then, just enjoy the monarchy.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #85  
Old 11-04-2009, 07:34 PM
Lighthouse's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 383
Camilla looks great and always cheerful.
__________________
Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.
- Mark Twain
Reply With Quote
  #86  
Old 11-04-2009, 07:43 PM
Nico's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Paris, France
Posts: 1,358
Some articles and videos :

CBC News - Canada - Royal couple wrap N.L. visit

CBC News - Toronto - Royals begin Ontario tour
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #87  
Old 11-04-2009, 09:31 PM
ghost_night554's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 3,777
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skydragon View Post
I don't believe from reading the many, many articles from Canada, that you are alone in your view. Yes some of the media seem unable to focus on anything other than removing a British head of state, (with which I agree), but others are genuinly interested in the work Charles has/is doing.
Trust me I'd love to come across more people who are interested in Charles' work maybe it's just the people I know, go figure. But the Canadian media seem to have been pretty kind to the royal couple so far, well atleast from what I've seen but I've been mostly watching tv. Maybe this seems really exciting to me cause this is the first time he has visited Vancouver that I've been old enough to enjoy his visit. The last time he came with William and Harry I believe was it 1998? I was far to young to remember or care about it. Slightly going off topic I'm going down to VanDusen Botanical Gardens to see Camilla on Saturday, just incase I get a chance to greet her any idea what type of flowers she prefers?
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #88  
Old 11-04-2009, 10:03 PM
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Spring Hill, United States
Posts: 2,537
First of all, I am no fan of Camilla's, but she looks nice and has every right to wear what she wants. The PETA people have gone too far. They have no right to tell people what they can wear, each can make their choice. I am sure there are PETA people who do some awful other things. Also, I have many Canadians friends who seeCharles and Camilla as surpurflus. They just don't find this monarchy relavent in their lives. Just some foreign entity. I, believe, after the present Queen dies, they will become a republic.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #89  
Old 11-04-2009, 10:47 PM
bweir's Avatar
Gentry
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 96
I went into Toronto and had two great encounters with the Duchess of Cornwall and one with the Prince of Wales. There were about 40-50 people at the Royal Conservatory of Music to see Camilla and she was warm and engaging to everyone and shook hands in the crowd and accepted flowers. I was then able to meet them both outside the Carlu a couple of hours later. The crowd was quite big -- and the majority of the people seemed under 30... so I think that blows the "people don't care" theory out of the water. Camilla recognized me from earlier in the day. "Hello. Oh, hello AGAIN!"
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #90  
Old 11-04-2009, 11:01 PM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Canada, Canada
Posts: 1,004


That is nice to hear that she remembered seeing you earlier in the day. I admire the way Camilla has taken on a new "job" in middle age, without making major missteps. I'm pretty bad with both faces and names, and I probably wouldn't recognize someone I'd met a few hours before, if I'd seen a number of people in between. Or if I did it would be ten seconds too late.

Quote:
Originally Posted by COUNTESS View Post
First of all, I am no fan of Camilla's, but she looks nice and has every right to wear what she wants. The PETA people have gone too far. They have no right to tell people what they can wear, each can make their choice. I am sure there are PETA people who do some awful other things. Also, I have many Canadians friends who seeCharles and Camilla as surpurflus. They just don't find this monarchy relavent in their lives. Just some foreign entity. I, believe, after the present Queen dies, they will become a republic.
I think Camilla usually looks just fine. I wouldn't go out hunting rabbits myself, but I don't have a problem with the rabbit stole. PETA, on the other hand...

Canadians might not see the monarchy as relevant, but I doubt we're going to become a republic anytime soon. Tom Clark and Paul Wells touched on that in the CTV link I posted earlier. To make Canada a republic would require changes to the constitution, and changing the constitution is complicated and messy, so why bother when people are more apathetic than actually opposed to the monarchy? I thought Paul Wells said it best when he said, "Britain will probably decide it for us." Tom Clark: "How so?" Paul Wells: "At some point they'll decide to get rid of the monarchy, and the decision will be made for us."
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #91  
Old 11-04-2009, 11:05 PM
Princejohnny25's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: , Antarctica
Posts: 2,033
I'm guessing this is you then mentioned in the article, bweir.
Charles and Camilla make the rounds in Toronto - thestar.com

Some more news:
The Press Association: Children make royal visitors laugh
The Canadian Press: Charles and Camilla land in Toronto on Cdn visit; 3 days of events planned
The Press Association: Royal couple visit 'New Canadians'

I managed to watch some coverage on the television today and it was far more positive than in some of the papers. Plus they asked some of they people on the street what they thought and most were mildly interested.

O and ghost night, Camilla's wedding bouquet was lily of the valley and primrose so you might go with those, but I do think the Duchess would appreciate any sort of flowers really. :)
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #92  
Old 11-04-2009, 11:45 PM
bweir's Avatar
Gentry
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 96
Quote:
Originally Posted by Princejohnny25 View Post
I'm guessing this is you then mentioned in the article, bweir.
Charles and Camilla make the rounds in Toronto - thestar.com

Haha. No, but she was two or three people away from me at the Royal Conservatory and gave HRH a bouquet.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #93  
Old 11-04-2009, 11:52 PM
ghost_night554's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 3,777
Quote:
Originally Posted by Princejohnny25 View Post

O and ghost night, Camilla's wedding bouquet was lily of the valley and primrose so you might go with those, but I do think the Duchess would appreciate any sort of flowers really. :)
Thanks for the help I'll try to get some of those
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #94  
Old 11-05-2009, 12:04 AM
Princejohnny25's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: , Antarctica
Posts: 2,033
haha, o bummer. It would have been quite neat if one of our very own forumer..royalee...forumroyalist...TRFer, what exactly do we call ourselves, made it in the press.

No probs ghost. We will all be waiting to hear how your encounter with royalty goes. Good Luck!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #95  
Old 11-05-2009, 01:06 AM
bweir's Avatar
Gentry
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: , Canada
Posts: 96
Here are some photos I managed to grab during today's events. Click on the photo below for a full gallery. :)

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #96  
Old 11-05-2009, 01:46 AM
ghost_night554's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 3,777
Quote:
Originally Posted by Princejohnny25 View Post
haha, o bummer. It would have been quite neat if one of our very own forumer..royalee...forumroyalist...TRFer, what exactly do we call ourselves, made it in the press.

No probs ghost. We will all be waiting to hear how your encounter with royalty goes. Good Luck!
Thanks I'm super excited!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #97  
Old 11-05-2009, 04:04 AM
Roslyn's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Tintenbar, Australia
Posts: 2,801
Very nice photos, bweir. Thanks for posting them.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #98  
Old 11-05-2009, 05:58 AM
Skydragon's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: London and Highlands, United Kingdom
Posts: 10,943
The Royal Regiment of Canada and the Toronto Scottish Regiment (Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's Own) will receive new Colours from His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, the Colonel-in-Chief of both Regiments during a ceremony at Varsity Stadium on 5 November beginning at 5 p.m.

Media Advisory: Prince of Wales to Present New Colours to Local Army Regiments | Benzinga.com

Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, have begun a three-day visit to Ontario after touching down in Toronto.
On Wednesday afternoon their plane landed at Pearson airport, where they were greeted by Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty.

CTV British Columbia- Royal couple begins trip through Toronto - CTV News, Shows and Sports -- Canadian Television

A seven-year-old boy whose father was killed in Afghanistan reached up to the Duchess of Cornwall, put his arms around her neck and kissed her at a ceremony Wednesday to remember Newfoundland and Labrador's war dead. Camilla was delighted by the spontaneous show of affection from Matthew Lucas, whose father, Sgt. Donald Lucas of St. John's, was among six Canadian soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on April 8, 2007.

Camilla embraced, kissed by boy, 7, whose soldier father killed in Afghanistan - Yahoo! Canada News
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #99  
Old 11-05-2009, 10:56 AM
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Montréal, Canada
Posts: 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by bweir View Post
I went into Toronto and had two great encounters with the Duchess of Cornwall and one with the Prince of Wales. There were about 40-50 people at the Royal Conservatory of Music to see Camilla and she was warm and engaging to everyone and shook hands in the crowd and accepted flowers. I was then able to meet them both outside the Carlu a couple of hours later. The crowd was quite big -- and the majority of the people seemed under 30... so I think that blows the "people don't care" theory out of the water. Camilla recognized me from earlier in the day. "Hello. Oh, hello AGAIN!"
Did you get to shake hands and talk to her? Just out of curiosity, what did you say to her (when/if you met her)?
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #100  
Old 11-05-2009, 02:18 PM
iowabelle's Avatar
Royal Highness
Royal Blogger, TRF Author
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Des Moines, United States
Posts: 2,405
How lucky you were, bweir. The photo was very good!
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
camilla, canada, charles, visit, visit to canada


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Charles and Camilla visit to Italy and Germany, 26-30 April 2009 Skydragon The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall 75 05-01-2009 04:46 PM
Charles and Camilla Visit to Brunei: October-November 2008 milla Ca Royal Family of Brunei 9 11-01-2008 04:24 PM
Charles and Camilla current events 14: September - November 2006 Avalon Current Events Archive 199 11-10-2006 03:46 PM




Popular Tags
abdication belgium birth carl philip charlene chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria current events fashion germany grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri hohenzollern infanta leonor infanta sofia jewellery jordan king carl xvi gustav king felipe king felipe vi king harald king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander letizia luxembourg nobility official visit olympics ottoman pregnancy president hollande prince albert prince albert ii prince carl philip prince daniel prince floris prince maurits prince pieter-christiaan princess aimee princess alexia (2005 -) princess anita princess beatrix princess charlene princess claire princess madeleine princess margriet princess marilene princess mary princess mary fashion queen letizia queen mathilde queen maxima queen paola queen silvia royal royal fashion russia sofia hellqvist spain state visit stockholm sweden the hague visit wedding



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:35 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]