Prince Harry attends first Invictus Games Toronto event

By: Clare Douglas

Prince Harry was in great spirits as he arrived for his first engagement of the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto on Friday morning. The 33-year-old royal attended the True Patriot Love Foundation Symposium at Scotia Plaza ahead of the start of the games on Saturday (Sept. 23).

Inside the event, Harry looked on as Invictus athletes discussed the vital role their families play in post-combat recovery.

Following the symposium, the royal is expected to attend a training session at the Pan Am Sports Centre.

Prince Harry has been dedicated to raising awareness for veterans since he retired from the army in 2015. Much of his charitable work has centered around improving the mental and physical health of those who fought for their countries. The Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style sporting event, are one way in which the royal hopes to inspire service men and women around the world to conquer any challenges they face following their time in the armed forces.

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