It’s not easy being Queen. Here’s why:

• On the go
Queen Elizabeth II has been going non-stop since arriving in Halifax on Monday afternoon.

• Booked Her schedule yesterday included boarding a navy ship, walking the Halifax waterfront and attending an evening dinner at the Cunard Centre.

• Coming up The Queen has a tree-planting event this morning before leaving Halifax for Ottawa.

Politicians visit
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, as he did on Monday, spent part of yesterday touring with the Queen.

• Prime Minister’s arrival Harper came to Halifax after wrapping up the G20 Summit in Toronto over the weekend.

• Premier Darrell Dexter was another dignitary on hand for some events yesterday.

• For her two-night stay in Halifax, the Queen is residing at the home of Lt.-Gov. Mayann Francis. She has her own key to the government pad.

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