A series of one-minute videos exploring significant moments and themes from the Queen’s remarkable reign.

  • GeoMinute: The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

SYMBOLS of The Queen of Canada


From the 1940s onwards and even before she was Queen, Her Majesty Elizabeth II has been graciously accepting gifts from the people of Canada, everything from fashion to food, wedding silver to wildlife and farm animals to fine art. Some of those gifts are undeniably quirky, but they have all been chosen carefully to represent or to engage the Queen in the full panorama of the Canadian story.