Harry and Meghan meet young Canadian talent to mark Commonwealth Day

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have met young Canadians who are forging ahead in the fields of fashion, tech entrepreneurship, business and the arts as they celebrated Commonwealth Day.

Harry and Megan visited Canada House to attend the event showcasing the best of Canadian talent in the UK.

The duchess was wearing a stunning green outfit and despite being around seven months pregnant showed no sign of slowing down.

The couple were welcomed by Canada’s High Commissioner to the UK Janice Charette, and signed a visitors’ book in the lobby of the building overlooking Trafalgar Square to mark the start of their visit.

Commonwealth Day is traditionally marked by a service which the duke and duchess will attend at Westminster Abbey with the Queen, other senior royals and figures from national life.

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The Duke of Sussex arrives at Canada House (Jonathan Brady/PA)

In her message to mark Commonwealth Day the head of state has praised how the family of nations inspires its member states to find ways of protecting the planet and its citizens.

Millions of people are “drawn together” because of the collective values shared by the institution, the Queen said in her address to the 53 countries of the Commonwealth.

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