The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Yukon for an Overnight visit


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Yukon
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From there, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge then flew to Whitehorse, Yukon. They received a warm welcome upon arrival in Yukon at Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Yukon
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The city’s lower temperature called for a bit of warmer clothes.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Yukon (2)
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They were greeted by members of the Canadian Rangers, the military branch that provides a presence in the north of the country. The Duke and Duchess also met some of the young people serving in the Junior Canadian Rangers.

The Duke and Duchess of cambridge greeted by the rangers
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Prince William inspected a guard composed of members of the Canadian Rangers and Junior Rangers. The Duke of Cambridge and his brother, Prince Harry, were made honorary members of this reserve unit in 2009.

A video of the arrival.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Land of Gold – A Yukon Cultural Celebration
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Later that evening they watched a cultural performance “Land of Gold – A Yukon Cultural Celebration” at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. The Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre is a centrepiece of downtown Whitehorse. Situated on the banks of the Yukon River, the centre features cultural exhibits and local First Nations art.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watched a performance in yukon
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge view “Land of Gold – A Yukon Cultural Celebration”, which highlights the diversity and depth of Yukon’s cultural scene. Dancers, drummers and musicians from a variety of genres and backgrounds share their songs and stories in a dynamic performance.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at dance performance in Yukon
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William and Catherine received a beautiful gift from a young boy named Evan. Evan’s family has lived in Yukon for generations. He presented the couple with a book written by his great-granduncle. After the performance, they met with the artists and performers.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stayed a night in Yukon
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The couple had a busy day lies ahead of them and stayed at the local inn ‘The Coast High Country’ in Yukon. It was the first night one couple had stayed away from their kids during the tour.

the Duchess of Cambridge wore Hobbs London Coat in Yukon in 2016
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For the evening in Yukon, Duchess topped up her earlier look from Kelowna visit with Hobbs London Pine Green ‘Persephone’ Trench Coat and UFO Croc-Embossed Belt. She was carrying York Scarves’ Maple Leaf Tartan Scarf.


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