Why a reunion with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be on the cards for Charles

Prince Harry and Prince Charles
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Prince Charles and Camilla will soon be jetting off to Canada and could be set to extend an olive branch to Harry and Meghan by paying them a visit in the US.

Clarence House has confirmed that Prince Charles and Camilla will be visiting Canada as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations (opens in new tab)

The couple will be traveling across the country to visit the likes of Ottawa, and Newfoundland, with even a possibility of a reunion with Harry and Meghan on the cards, thanks to their proximity to the US.

Visiting the Sussexes during their Canada tour would be one of the only times Charles has seen his son and Meghan since the pair stepped back as senior royals (opens in new tab) and permanently moved to the US. The trip will also likely hold some fond memories for Charles, as he once visited Canada with Harry, William, and their late mother Princess Diana (opens in new tab) in 1991.

Princess Diana, Princess of Wales, The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry Wave Farewell To Toronto From The Royal Yacht Britannia as they leave Canada after their week long tour. Picture taken 28th October 1991.

Harry and Meghan were thought to be gearing up for a return to the UK ahead of Prince Philip’s memorial. However, after the Home Office denied Harry’s request for extra security - Harry chose not to make the trip. This decision has been labeled as a ‘slap in the face (opens in new tab)’ for the Queen by royal experts. 

Now, Prince Charles could use the Canadian tour as an opportunity to visit his son and meet baby Lilibet, for the first time.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attend the "Our Planet" global premiere at Natural History Museum on April 04, 2019 in London, England.

Charles has expressed ‘incredible sadness (opens in new tab)’ over the situation with his grandchildren and is reportedly desperate to meet Lilibet (opens in new tab). Harry too is said to be determined for his children to not be robbed of royal life (opens in new tab) in spite of reports of an ongoing royal rift.

He would actually be only the second member of the Firm to visit Harry and Meghan in their new LA home. Princess Eugenie traveled to the US for the Super Bowl (opens in new tab) and was seen enjoying the game alongside her cousin, as the pair share a close bond.