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Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 May, 2005, 11:56 GMT 12:56 UK
In pictures: Queen's Canada trip
The Queen and Prince Philip arrive in Regina, Canada
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Queen Elizabeth II arrived with the Duke of Edinburgh in Regina, at the start of a nine-day visit to Canada.
The Queen with a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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The tour marks 100 years since Saskatchewan and Alberta provinces were officially incorporated into Canada.
Queen Elizabeth II sits next to Chief Alphonse Bird at the First Nations University in Regina, Canada
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The Queen and Chief Alphonse Bird paid tribute to Canada's First Nations Peoples who fought in World War II.
First Nation children watch the Queen pass
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Children from the First Nations - as Canada's indigenous population are known - peered through railings as the Queen passed.
Regina locals present the Queen with flowers
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Older locals at the University presented the Queen, Canada's head of state, with flowers.
Queen Elizabeth II greeted by Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin
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The Queen's visit may be caught up in a mounting crisis surrounding the Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin.



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