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The Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen Tours Nova Scotia, 1951-2010


Royal Visit 2010

The most recent visit of the Queen and Prince Philip to Nova Scotia occurred in 2010. From 28-30 June, they celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Navy; participated in the Halifax International Fleet Review; attended a Mi'kmaw cultural event on the Halifax Commons to honour the 400th anniversary of the baptism of Grand Chief Henri Membertou; and attended the rededication of the recently renovated Government House, the oldest official residence for lieutenant-governors in Canada.




Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive at Stanfield International Airport, Halifax
Date: 28 June 2010
Photographer: Shirley Robb, Communications Nova Scotia

Young girl waiting to present bouquet of flowers to present to The Queen
Date: 28 June 2010
Photographer: Shirley Robb, Communications Nova Scotia

Crowd at Garrison Grounds, Halifax
Date: 28 June 2010
Photographer: Michael Creagen, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth reviews the navy Honour Guard
Date: 28 June 2010
Photographer: Craig Buckley, Communications Nova Scotia

Logan MacGillivray presents bouquet of flowers to Queen Elizabeth
Date: 28 June 2010
Photographer: Len Wagg, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth at podium
Date: 28 June 2010
Photographer: Craig Buckley, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit the Membertou 400 Cultural Village
Date: 28 June 2010
Photographer: Len Wagg, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth greets Mi'kmaq elders, poets, historians and artisans
Date: 28 June 2010
Photographer: Len Wagg, Communications Nova Scotia

Ceremony to rededicate Government House, Halifax
Date: 28 June 2010
Photographer: Craig Buckley, Communications Nova Scotia

Ships in Bedford Basin
Date: 29 June 2010
Photographer: Len Wagg, Communications Nova Scotia

HMCS St. John's
Date: 29 June 2010
Photographer: Len Wagg, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip acknowledging the three cheers
Date: 29 June 2010
Photographer: Shirley Robb, Communications Nova Scotia

Crowds on the Halifax waterfront
Date: 29 June 2010
Photographer: Shirley Robb, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth unveiling a commemorative plaque
Date: 29 June 2010
Photographer: Craig Buckley, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth speaking with a navy veteran
Date: 29 June 2010
Photographer: Shirley Robb, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip greeted by Premier Darrell and Mrs. Dexter
Date: 29 June 2010
Photographer: Michael Creagen, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth and Premier Dexter with Nova Scotians who made significant contributions
Date: 29 June 2010
Photographer: Michael Creagen, Communications Nova Scotia

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Premier Dexter and Mrs. Dexter meet cast of DRUM
Date: 29 June 2010
Photographer: Len Wagg, Communications Nova Scotia
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