Commemorative video and photo gallery

As Canada's Head of State, The Queen took part in many Royal Tours and travelled to all regions of the country. She made her first tour as Princess Elizabeth in 1951 with her husband, The Duke of Edinburgh. A witness to many historic events, she developed a great knowledge of Canada and a deep appreciation of its peoples.

A video retrospective of Her Majesty’s life


Photo gallery

Browse our selection of photos and look back at the unique relationship between Her Majesty and Canada.

The Queen and the people of Canada

Key moments in our history

The Queen and Indigenous Peoples in Canada

The Queen and the Canadian Armed Forces

The Queen and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

The Queen and the Governors General of Canada

The Queen and the Prime Ministers of Canada

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