Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has visited a ladies’ center in Vancouver, in her first public appearance since she and her husband, Prince Harry, made the bombshell declaration that they would step once more from their roles as senior individuals from the British royal family.
The Duchess was pictured, smiling, the nearby staff at the Downtown Eastside Women’s Center on Tuesday.
“Look who we had tea with today!” the center wrote on its Facebook page. “The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, visited us today to discuss issues affecting women in the community.”
Meghan has been in Canada with the regal couple’s baby, Archie, in recent days, while the royal family has endeavored to manage the emergency that followed the unheralded declaration that Meghan and Harry wanted to downsize their duties.
Tuesday’s visit to the ladies’ center is the first affirmation that Meghan is in Vancouver, as had been widely speculated.
Harry went to crunch converses with the Queen and different individuals from the family on Monday, however, a source disclosed to CNN that Meghan didn’t dial into that meeting, which she had previously been relied upon to do.
In an announcement gave after the meeting, the Queen said the family would have favored the couple to “remain full-time working members of the royal family,” yet that they “respect and understand” Harry and Meghan’s “wish to live a more independent life.”
The Queen has agreed to a “period of transition” while subtleties of their new role are worked out, the family reported. It is unclear when Meghan plans to come back to the UK.
Meghan lived in Toronto while filming the TV series “Suits,” in which she featured for seven years. The couple will invest time in both the UK and Canada during their progress period.
Meghan has visited a few ladies’ centers during her time as a royal and is the patron of Smart Works, a charity that helps long-term unemployed and vulnerable women find work.
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