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Who is Queen Elizabeth? HELLO! Canada goes inside the monarch's intriguing life in a special collectors edition

June 23, 2010

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As Canada eagerly anticipates the Queen’s nine-day visit, HELLO! Canada issues spectacular 132-page issue that explores her life, passions and previous visits to Canada

TORONTO, June 23 /CNW/ – She is the most publicized and scrutinized monarch in history, and when she visits Canada from June 28 to July 5, she is sure to be greeted by a crush of adoring Canadians, a barrage of photographers – and endless curiosity.

Queen Elizabeth II, whose family’s joys and misfortunes continue to mesmerize a global audience, will travel Canada alongside her husband the Duke of Edinburgh, making stops in Halifax, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Waterloo, Ont., and Toronto.

With hundreds of vivid images, HELLO! Canada’s Special Collectors Edition marks this 24th visit to Canada and celebrates this enduring and beloved monarch with such features as:

  • The Life and Times of our Queen: The story behind how “Princess Lilibet” transformed into the most famous woman in the world
  • Her Majesty’s leisure: From corgis to horses, the pastimes and passions of the Queen
  • Who ruled before her: a fascinating royal family tree
  • The Queen and Canada: A story of requited love. From her first visit as a young princess in 1951 to her 2005 tour, the Queen’s love affair with Canada is documented with images and quotes from those who met her.
  • Portrait of a monarch: A historic photo shoot at Buckingham Palace by Annie Leibovitz.

HELLO! Canada’s Special Collectors Edition – Celebrating Her Majesty’s Royal Visit to Canada-sells for $9.95 and is on sale now and will remain on the newsstand for an extended period.

About HELLO! Canada
The country’s only weekly celebrity magazine, HELLO! Canada presents respectful, up-close and intimate information on international and national celebrities known to and loved by Canadians. HELLO! has unparalleled access to celebrities, homes and lives and publishes spectacular photographs, as well as exciting lifestyle sections featuring fashion, d├ęcor, food, and travel. With 14 editions around the world, HELLO! debuted in Spain as HOLA! in 1944, and now reaches more than eight million readers in more than 100 countries. HELLO! Canada is published by Rogers Publishing, a division of Rogers Media Inc.

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