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The Duchess of Sussex arrives at Canada House in London for a Commonwealth Day youth event celebrating the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK
The Duchess of Sussex arrives at Canada House in London for a Commonwealth Day youth event celebrating the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House with Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex on March 11, 2019 in London, England
Britain's Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrives for a Commonwealth Day youth event at Canada House in London, Britain March 11, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville
The Duchess of Sussex arrives at Canada House in London for a Commonwealth Day youth event celebrating the diverse community of young Canadians living in London and around the UK

Tony Jones

Britain's Duke and Duchess of Sussex have met young Canadians who are forging ahead in the fields of fashion, tech entrepreneurship, business and the arts as they celebrated Commonwealth Day.

Harry and Meghan visited Canada House to attend the event showcasing the best of Canadian talent in the UK. The duchess was wearing a stunning green outfit and despite being around seven months pregnant showed no sign of slowing down.

The couple were welcomed by Canada's High Commissioner to the UK Janice Charette, and signed a visitors' book in the lobby of the building overlooking Trafalgar Square to mark the start of their visit.

Commonwealth Day is traditionally marked by a service which the duke and duchess will attend at Westminster Abbey with the Queen, other senior royals and figures from national life.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England

In her message to mark Commonwealth Day the head of state has praised how the family of nations inspires its member states to find ways of protecting the planet and its citizens.

Millions of people are "drawn together" because of the collective values shared by the institution, the Queen said in her address to the 53 countries of the Commonwealth.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend a Commonwealth Day Youth Event at Canada House on March 11, 2019 in London, England

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