Royal-watchers are getting ready! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will tour British Columbia and Yukon. This will be their Royal Highness's second official tour of Canada and first official royal tour with both of their children - three year old Prince George and 16 month old Princess Charlotte. They will visit five communities in British Columbia – Victoria, Vancouver, Haida Gwaii, Bella Bella, and Kelowna, and two communities in Yukon – Whitehorse and Carcross. 皇室准备好吧!剑桥公爵及公爵夫人即将造访卑诗省及育空省。这将是皇家贵族第二次对加拿大的正式访问,也是这对夫妇第一次携两个孩子来到加国 – 王子小乔治正值3岁,而公主夏洛特刚满16个月。他们会到访卑诗省四个社区 –Victoria,Vancouver,Haida Gwaii,Bella Bella,和 Kelowna以及育空省的两个社区 – Whitehorse和Carcross。 a _dsc2807 The Royal family has a long tradition and culture values.  Family harmony is their primary and core royal value. Domesticity, adherence to the family, responsibility, duty, self-sacrifice were things that were attainable for all. The royal family has been modelling those same values. 皇室家族拥有悠久的传统和文化底蕴。和睦的家庭关系一直都是他们赖以依靠的核心价值。家庭生活,家人间的凝聚力、责任心、使命感和自我奉献精神都是他们始终努力的方向。皇室家庭一直传承着这种相同的价值观。 9270955 _dsc4533 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge carried out a series of public and private engagements focusing on the awareness about young people’s mental health problems, healthy living and family unity. 公爵夫妇此行也安排了一系列公众及私人的活动,关注年轻人心理健康问题,健康的生活方式及和谐团结的家庭关系。 243 67 However there is a growing awareness of lavish displays and excessive spending on the royal tour. Canadian taxpayers should expect to pay a healthy bill for Prince William and Katie’s whirlwind royal tour of Western Canada. 此次皇室访问也越来越注意避免铺张浪费和奢靡的排场。可以预见,加拿大的纳税人将无需为威廉王子和凯特王妃西加拿大皇室到访支付巨额的账单。 _dsc2617 untitled The Royal tour’s costs will be shared by the federal, B.C. and Yukon governments. "The costs are simply part of what Canadians sign up for as long as they support the monarchy..."  says the Canadian Taxpayer Federation. 皇室之行的支出将由联邦政府,卑诗省和育空省政府共同承担。“这样的成本只是加拿大人支持君主制的一部分开支……”加拿大纳税人联合会如是说。 angela-signature2-a-moved-out

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Angela Bi is an international citizen who has lived both in Shanghai and Vancouver Canada. She’s worked in immigration for over a decade and has experienced first hand the joys of living overseas. Angela Bi 是生活在中国上海及加拿大温哥华两地的世界公民。她从事专业移民行业已有十余载,并掌握着旅居海外的一手乐活体验。

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