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Canada Celebrates Prince Philip's Life With A $200K Donation To His Award For Young People

In honour of Prince Philip's life, Justin Trudeau has announced that the government is donating $200,000 to the Duke of Edinburgh's award for young Canadians. 

An official statement from the Prime Minister said, "the Duke of Edinburgh was a lifelong companion to our Queen and a dear friend to Canada. He was also a devoted public servant whose contributions changed countless lives around the world, especially those of young people."

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The award, which has been around since 1963, focuses on teaching young Canadians skills they need to become leaders, outside of formal education. 

"The Duke of Edinburgh leaves behind a legacy that lives on in the millions of people who pursued a ‘Duke of Ed’ and bettered their lives and the lives of those around them," Trudeau said.  "As we mourn his loss, we pay tribute to his remarkable life and public service. His lifetime dedication to youth will continue to lift generations to come."

Prince Philip's funeral was held at Windsor Castle on April 17. 

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