Meghan Markle visits women’s shelter, discusses community issues in post-‘Megxit’ appearance

Royal statement: Queen, Family supportive of Prince Harry, Meghan’s ‘desire to create a new life’

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Just days after Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, announced they’d be stepping back as “senior” members of the royal family, the former actress took a moment to visit workers at a Canadian women’s shelter.

According to the CBC, the duchess, formerly known as Meghan Markle, visited the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Tuesday to learn more “about issues faced by marginalized and vulnerable women."

”Look who we had tea with today!" the center wrote in a Facebook post. “The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, visited us today to discuss issues affecting women in the community.”

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Look who we had tea with today! The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, visited us today to discuss issues affecting women in the community. 💜

Posted by Downtown Eastside Women's Centre on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The ex-"Suits" star and her husband stayed on nearby Vancouver Island over the holidays. Meghan briefly returned to the United Kingdom before going back to Canada last week, Reuters reported.

In this Monday Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pose for photographers during a photocall in the grounds of Kensington Palace in London.
In this Monday Nov. 27, 2017, file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pose for photographers during a photocall in the grounds of Kensington Palace in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)