Royal Roundup: Canada to Light Niagara Falls in Honor of Royal Birth

Niagara Falls cast in blue and pink lights. (Photo via the Niagara Falls Facebook Page)

Niagara Falls cast in blue and pink lights. (Photo via the Niagara Falls Facebook Page)

Not to be outdone by New Zealand, a fellow member of the British Commonwealth, Canada, has announced plans to illuminate Niagara Falls in a pink or blue light when the royal child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge is born, with respect to the child’s sex. CN Tower in Toronto will also glow pink or blue for eight minutes the evening of the royal baby’s birth, reports E! Online.

  • Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has been staying fit during her pregnancy by doing yoga, reports Marie Claire. The gentle exercise replaces the more vigorous daily runs and various other cardiovascular reps the Duchess has been known to do to keep fit.
  • Were you aware that when the royal baby is born and Queen Elizabeth II becomes a great-grandmother, this will be the first time in 120 years that a still-serving monarch will be alive to see the birth of their great-grandchild? The last instance was when Queen Victoria’s great-grandson, the future Edward VIII, was born. This is only one of the facts on the Radar online list of ten things you need to know about the royal baby.
  • APFTV takes a look at some of the elements involved in the A to Z of the royal baby.

  • While the Duchess has been out of the public eye for a while now as she prepares to give birth to the royal child, the fashion world is eagerly waiting for her first appearance with her child. E! Online speaks with the Duchess’ former stylist and speculates as to what new mother may wear when she leaves the hospital with Prince William and their new baby, the heir to the British throne.
  • In their determination to be the first to break the story when the Duchess goes into labor, Mother & Baby magazine intern, Nancy Campopiano, has camped out in a tent across the street from the Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in London, mentions USA Today. The magazine’s team has been taking day shifts in anticipation of the royal birth.
  • Carole Middleton, mother of the Duchess and soon-to-be grandmother of the royal baby, is expected to accompany her daughter in the delivery room when she goes into labor. When in training to become a British Airways Flight Attendant, Carole Middleton supposedly received emergency midwife training, reports E! Online.