Queen in Canada, 1976

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The Queen (wearing Queen Alexandra’s Kokoshnik Tiara and the George VI Sapphire Parure) and the Duke of Edinburgh host a gala dinner for dignitaries, including then Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau (father of current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau), on the Royal Yacht Britannia on this day in 1976. The Queen, Duke, and their children were in Canada to open and to watch the Princess Royal compete in the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

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