Royal monuments in Canada

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In Canada, a number of monuments have been erected to honour royal individuals, whether a member of the past French Royal Family, British Royal Family, or present Canadian Royal Family, thus reflecting the country's status as a constitutional monarchy under the Canadian Crown.

Alberta[edit]

Alberta
Monument Image Location Individual honoured
Statue Legislative Building, Edmonton Queen Victoria
Statue Legislative Building grounds, Edmonton Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
Stained glass window Legislative Building grounds, Edmonton Queen Elizabeth II

British Columbia[edit]

British Columbia
Monument Image Location Individual honoured
Statue
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Parliament Building grounds, Victoria Queen Victoria[1]
Stained glass window
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Parliament Building, Victoria Queen Victoria[1]
Bell Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria King George V[2]
Bell Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria Queen Mary[2]
Statue Vancouver King George VI[1]
Bell Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria Prince William, Duke of Cambridge[2]

Manitoba[edit]

Manitoba
Monument Image Location Individual honoured
Statue Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg Queen Elizabeth II
Statue Government House, Winnipeg Queen Elizabeth II

Ontario[edit]

Ontario
Monument Image Location Individual honoured
Stained glass window Christ Church Royal Chapel, Deseronto Queen Anne
Statue
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Gore Park, Hamilton Queen Victoria[1]
Statue Victoria Park, Kitchener Queen Victoria
Statue
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Parliament Hill, Ottawa Queen Victoria
Statue
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Library of Parliament, Centre Block, Ottawa Queen Victoria[1]
Statue
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Queen's Park, Toronto Queen Victoria[1]
Equestrian statue
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Queen's Park, Toronto King Edward VII[1]
Alexandra Gates
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Philosopher's Walk, Toronto King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra[3]
Stained glass window St. James Cathedral, Toronto King George V
Princes' Gates
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Exhibition Place, Toronto King Edward VIII and Prince George, Duke of Kent
Statue
King George VI statute in Niagra Falls.jpg
Niagara Falls King George VI[1]
Queen Elizabeth Way Monument
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Sir Casimir Gzowski Park, Toronto Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
Princess Margaret Fountain Exhibition Place, Toronto Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
Equestrian statue
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Parliament Hill, Ottawa Queen Elizabeth II[1]
Stained glass window Rideau Hall, Ottawa Queen Elizabeth II
Silver Jubilee stained glass window Cathedral Church of St. James, Toronto Queen Elizabeth II
Diamond Jubilee stained glass window Centre Block, Ottawa Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Victoria

Quebec[edit]

Quebec
Monument Image Location Individual honoured
Isabella Memorial Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park, Montreal Queen Isabella I
Bust Place Royale, Quebec City King Louis XIV[1]
George III Monument Place d'Armes, Montreal King George III
Victoria Memorial
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Victoria Square, Montreal Queen Victoria
Lion of Belfort
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Dorchester Square, Montreal Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria Monument McGill University, Montreal Queen Victoria
Edward VII Monument
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Phillips Square, Montreal King Edward VII[1]

Saskatchewan[edit]

Saskatchewan
Monument Image Location Individual honoured
Equestrian statue
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Legislative Building grounds, Regina Queen Elizabeth II[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Royal Statues". Canadian Royal Heritage Trust. Retrieved 12 August 2007. 
  2. ^ a b c "Victoria Ringers > The Bells". Christ Church Cathedral. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Living in Toronto > City Archives > Highlights > Toronto history FAQs". City of Toronto. Retrieved 2 July 2009.