Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall faced anti-monarchy protestors as they continued with the second day of their Canadian tour on Wednesday 18 May.
The Royal couple touched down in Newfoundland, Canada, a day before, stopping by for a brief three-day visit to the country to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
After flying to Ottowa 24 hours later, Charles and Camilla were met with demonstrators from Canada’s Ukrainian community as they were pictured arriving at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral.
Signs held by the protestors read: "Abolish the monarchy," as Charles, 73, and Camilla, 74, made their way inside and came and the Prince was urged to apologise for the monarchy’s ill treatment of indigenous communities.
National Council President of the Metis people, Cassidy Caron, announced on Wednesday that she planned to bring the issue to attention of the Prince of Wales personally when she met with Charles that day.
Mary Teegee, executive director at Carrier Sekani Family Services in the Province of British Columbia, added: “They have to understand that they are not the leaders in our nation”, as she added that colonisation would also need to be addressed following an apology.
Charles mentioned the tense history between the monarchy and Canada in his speech given on the first day of the Royal tour, as he said new ways must be found to “come to terms with the darker and more difficult aspects of Canada's past.”
Although the Prince of Wales and the Duchess were met with some hostility on their second day in Canada, they were also greeted by numbers of happy fans who had crowded to get glimpses of the Royal pair during their first duty on Wednesday.
The day before, Charles and Camilla had also been pleasantly welcomed by schoolchildren and well-wishers at their welcoming ceremony in the city of St John's.
On his second day of the Canadian tour, Charles was honoured as Extraordinary Commander of the Order of Military Merit by the Governor General of Canada, Mary Simon.
The Royal re-joined Camilla after the ceremony and the pair laid out wreaths in tribute to the Canadian military who sacrificed their lives in the war.
Charles’ wreath could be seen made of a mix of poppies and white flowers, while Camilla left behind a bouquet, with each featuring cards from the couple that read: "In grateful remembrance", in both French and English.
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