Trudeau coming to Victoria for campaign event, transit announcement with Horgan

Trudeau coming to Victoria for campaign event, transit announcement with Horgan
Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press. Courtesy of CBC
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a meeting with Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ont. on July 15, 2019.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Victoria on Thursday for a campaign event and a public transit announcement with Premier John Horgan.

The prime minister will join Horgan at the BC Transit Corporate Head Office on Gorge Road East at 4:30 p.m. for the announcement followed by brief media availability.

Trudeau is then scheduled to attend a Liberal Party fundraising event at Victoria’s Delta Ocean Pointe Resort. The event, called In Conversation with the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau” is a ticketed event, costing $300 for regular attendees and $100 for members of the Liberal Party’s Laurier Club.

“This event is an exciting opportunity to hear from Justin Trudeau as we count down to the campaign – and to show your support as we prepare to elect even more Liberal MPs from British Columbia in this year’s important election campaign!” the event listing says.

The event starts at 7 p.m.  A group called Extinction Rebellion Vancouver Island, is planning a climate change protest called “XR Action: Crudeau Trudeau versus the People

The protestors plan to confront Trudeau during his visit to the resort to kickoff the group’s “climate survival” campaign.

Trudeau last visited  Greater Victoria in April 2018. During that visit, he met with armed forces personnel at CFB Esquimalt and toured Victoria.


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