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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle spending holiday season in Canada

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle spending holiday season in Canada
WATCH ABOVE: A spokesperson for Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirms they will be spending “private family time” in Canada over the holidays.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and Baby Archie will be having a Canadian Christmas this year.

A spokesperson for Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirms they will be spending “private family time” in Canada over the holidays.

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“The decision to base themselves in Canada reflects the importance of this Commonwealth country to them both,” the statement said.

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No specifics regarding where the family would be staying during their visit were provided. The statement asked that the family’s privacy be respected.

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“They are enjoying sharing the warmth of the Canadian people and the beauty of the landscape with their young son,” the spokesperson said.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wished the family a “quiet and blessed” visit.

“You’re among friends, and always welcome here,” he said in a tweet Friday night.

Markle lived in Toronto for seven years while she starred in the TV legal drama Suits.

She gave birth to the couple’s first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in May.

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