After Queen Elizabeth's consent, Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Canada funding remains the biggest question

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there’s still much to discuss over the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s move to North America.
Justin Trudeau,Meghan Markle and Prince Harry,HollywoodAfter Queen Elizabeth's consent, Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Canada funding remains the biggest question
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Royal fans were left shell shocked on Monday when Queen Elizabeth granted her consent to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. In a pivotal decision, the Queen allowed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to pursue their plans after they stated last week their decision to step back as 'senior' members of the royal family. The Queen's statement also stated that Meghan and Harry will divide their time between Canada and the United Kingdom. However, minute details of this transition have not yet been hashed out. 

The biggest question, however, remains about who will fund Meghan and Harry's security in Canada. In the UK, the couple are provided security since they fall under a certain category. However, when it comes to their security in Canada, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says there’s still much to discuss over the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s move to North America.

Trudeau was recently asked by Global News whether Canadian taxpayers will have to contribute towards the couple's security. The PM said, "That is part of the reflection that needs to be had and there are discussions going on. We’re not entirely sure what the final decisions will be, what the dispositions are and those are decisions for them."

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

“After many months of reflection and internal discussions, we have chosen to make a transition this year in starting to carve out a progressive new role within this institution. We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and work to become financially independent, while continuing to fully support Her Majesty The Queen. It is with your encouragement, particularly over the last few years, that we feel prepared to make this adjustment. We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages. This geographic balance will enable us to raise our son with an appreciation for the royal tradition into which he was born, while also providing our family with the space to focus on the next chapter, including the launch of our new charitable entity. We look forward to sharing the full details of this exciting next step in due course, as we continue to collaborate with Her Majesty The Queen, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge and all relevant parties. Until then, please accept our deepest thanks for your continued support.” - The Duke and Duchess of Sussex For more information, please visit sussexroyal.com (link in bio) Image © PA

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He added, "I think most Canadians are very supportive of having royals be here, but how that looks and what kind of costs are involved, there are still lots of discussions to have. There are still a lot of decisions to be taken by the Royal Family, by the Sussexes themselves, as to what level of engagement they choose to have." 

Details of Meghan and Harry's move are yet to be revealed but one major change was already witnessed in the Queen's statement. Meghan and Harry were not addressed as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Monday.

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Comments

She wants the perks of being Royal but not the responsibility.
She says she was targeted by all but fails to mention why her private secretaries resigned!
Grow up Megan. Piers Morgan is so right about her. She poisons all relationships.

Enough is enough. Be adults and get on with your lives if that is what you have decided. Stop being leaches off your family and truly stand on your own IF that is what you have chosen.

It’s fine that they are leaving the royal family, but no more to being funded by the tax payer either in the U.K. or Canada.

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