Royal tour to Canada wraps up amid calls for real action towards reconciliation

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Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall departed Canada Thursday night after a three-day tour that began in St. John’s, N.L., with a solemn moment of reflection on residential school deaths and ended in the North with a meeting with First Nations chiefs on climate change.

During his visit to Yellowknife, leaders of the Assembly of First Nations and the Metis National Council requested an apology from the Queen, as head of the Church of England.

While not addressing that request, the prince said community members and leaders at every stop emphasized the importance of reconciliation. Heather Yourex-West has more.

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