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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle joined by Michael Buble on final day of Canada trip - best photos

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have had an action-packed trip in support of the Invictus Games

Harry and Meghan in Vancouver with Michael Buble
Danielle Stacey
Online Royal CorrespondentLondon
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex spent the final day of their Canada trip at a local curling rink in Vancouver. 

And they weren't the only VIPs in attendance, as Canadian singer, Michael Buble, and his wife, Luisana Lopilato, joined them on the ice!

Prince Harry and Meghan travelled north of Montecito to meet Invictus Games competitors at training camps in Whistler and Vancouver to mark the one-year countdown to the 2025 Winter Games.

Here's more on day three of their Canada trip...

Prince Harry tries wheelchair curling with Michael Buble

Prince Harry smiles as Michael Buble tries © Shutterstock
Michael Buble tries wheelchair curling

The Duke and the Canadian singer gave it their best shot as they both had a go at wheelchair curling, with Prince Harry exclusively telling HELLO!'s reporter, Rebecca Lewis: "I think it's harder [than expected]."

See the moment and all the highlights from day three in the video below...

WATCH: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Canada – Day Three

Meanwhile, Vancouver-born popstar Michael told the crowd before his turn: "Ladies and gentlemen of the press, prepare to see your hometown boy do well!"

At the Games next year about 550 competitors from up to 25 countries will compete in indoor adaptive events like sitting volleyball, swimming and wheelchair basketball and, for the first time, winter sports like Alpine skiing, snowboarding and wheelchair curling will be on the schedule.

Meghan Markle proudly watches

Meghan Markle in belted camel coat© Shutterstock
Meghan watched as Harry practised on the ice

The Duchess of Sussex supported her husband from sidelines, happily chatting to Michael's wife, Luisana. 

Meghan wrapped up in a chic belted camel coat by Canadian label Sentaler, teamed with black Le Ligne jeans and CO riding boots. 

She accessorised with a pair of matching camel gloves by MaxMara and a Cesta Collective clutch bag. 

Prince Harry's speech

Prince Harry holding a microphone during his speech© Getty
Harry shared how the competitors inspired him

The Duke shared his love for the Invictus community during a moving speech at the curling rink. The Games was last held in Canada, in Toronto in 2017, and Harry explained the reason behind its return, saying: "We are officially one year out from the Invictus Games Vancouver Whistler 2025 and there is a reason why we're coming back to Canada, because you guys have snow and lots of it and sunshine, which also helps. 

"The last few days have been incredible and again an enormous thank you to the four First Nations for allowing us to be on your territory. Thank you for the welcome and thank you for the hospitality. Not just now, but for 2025 as well, when there'll be a lot more of us so hopefully you still feel then after the Games."

Prince Harry and Michael Buble share a joke© Getty
Michael and Harry share a joke

Reflecting on the last three days, Harry said: "But these last few days have been very, very special because it's been our first opportunity to have some friends, some family and some competitors here with the coaches as well to be able to try out in some instances, for the first time being on site."

Michael Buble and Prince Harry laughing© Getty
Meghan previously revealed she met Michael Buble on her blog, The Tig

He added: "The smiles on the faces that I've seen over the last few days. It proves why we do what we do and that was just with the competitors. Imagine what it's going to be like when friends and family get the bus and head up to Whistler and get to spend hours or the whole day up in that beautiful mountain air. It is one of the most incredible things."

Harry and Meghan with Luisana Lopilato and Michael Buble© Getty
The two couples watched the action on the ice

This year marks a very special milestone for the Invictus Games. Harry finished his speech by saying: "We're celebrating our tenth anniversary, our tenth birthday this year, and the journey that we have all been on, the journey that we have all been on within the Invictus community, especially again the competitors and their families - it continues, it will always continue. But every single one of you inspire me, and you inspire us every single day. So please continue to be there to support each other. 

"I know how much you love to serve. In fact, in many instances you live to serve, so we will continue to give you the opportunity to serve and to inspire people up down the country and around the world."

Should Prince Harry become a US citizen?

American flag on a pole© Douglas Sacha

We asked our HELLO! Royal Club readers their thoughts on Harry becoming a US citizen. This is what some of them had to say:

"I think it's wonderful for him to become a US citizen."

"I still love him. I want him to remain a royal citizen of the UK but think he should do what he wants."

"No, he should stay as he is."

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Recap on days one and two

Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex attends Invictus Games Vancouver Whistlers 2025's One Year To Go Winter Training Camp on February 15, 2024 in Whistler, British Columbia.© Getty
Harry tried skeleton racing on day two

The first day saw Harry try sit-skiing at Olympic Station in Whistler as Meghan cheered her husband on. The Sussexes later toured the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre.

On day two, Harry thrilled the crowd as he tried skeleton racing! And he was happy to go again. See what he told HELLO! in the clip below…

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HELLO!'s Rebecca Lewis has shared her experience of being with the Duke and Duchess in Canada. Read her first-hand reports on day one and day two.  

Harry founded the Invictus Games in 2014 - an international adaptive multi-sport event in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and veterans participate.

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