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Want to know what makes Prince Charles 'tick' for his future Canadian visits? Read on

Access to Information Act documents reveal that Prince Charles wants future visits to Canada to help promote his own personal causes and enterprises.

It's rare to get a glimpse of what's on the minds of the British Royals before or during an official visit to Canada. Most times, the scripts are supposed to be largely written by the governments of the day here. But documents recently obtained under Canada's Access to Information Act reveal letters signed by Prince Charles on what was on his personal agenda.

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Want to know what makes Prince Charles 'tick' for his future Canadian visits? Read on

Access to Information Act documents reveal that Prince Charles wants future visits to Canada to help promote his own personal causes and enterprises.

It's rare to get a glimpse of what's on the minds of the British Royals before or during an official visit to Canada. Most times, the scripts are supposed to be largely written by the governments of the day here. But documents recently obtained under Canada's Access to Information Act reveal letters signed by Prince Charles on what was on his personal agenda.

  

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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