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Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, visit the National War Memorial and place a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This is their first stop during the nine-day tour of Canada. Ottawa is the start of a 12-day visit to North America which will take in some of the more remote areas of the country such as Prince Edward Island, Yellowknife and Calgary. The Royal couple will also join millions of Canadians to take part in tomorrow’s Canada Day celebrations which mark Canada’s 144th Birthday.

Prime Minister Steven Harper (L) Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and the Prime Minister's wife Laureen take part in a ceremony as the young royal couple visit the National War Memorial on June 30, 2011 in Ottawa, Canada.