Protesters jeer while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Canadian Coast Guard workers in Victoria to discuss making safety and spill prevention. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Protesters jeer while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Canadian Coast Guard workers in Victoria to discuss making safety and spill prevention. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Protesters gather ahead of Trudeau visit to Victoria Coast Guard station

Prime Minister’s visit comes amid public demonstrations about the Trans Mountain pipeline

Protesters gathered near Huron Street and Dallas Road near the Coast Guard Station where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected this afternoon.

He is slated to meet with Canadian Coast Guard workers at 25 Huron St. and making an announcement on marine safety and oil spill prevention efforts.

Trudeau’s visit comes amid public demonstrations about the Trans Mountain pipeline. Protesters started lining the streets shortly after 2 p.m.

To watch Trudeau live at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Victoria, B.C. today making an announcement on marine safety and spill prevention go to Victoria News Facebook page around 3:50 p.m.

He is slated to visit the Alberta oil sands on Friday.


 

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Protesters jeer while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Canadian Coast Guard workers in Victoria to discuss making safety and spill prevention. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Protesters jeer while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Canadian Coast Guard workers in Victoria to discuss making safety and spill prevention. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Protesters jeer while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Canadian Coast Guard workers in Victoria to discuss making safety and spill prevention. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Protesters jeer while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the Canadian Coast Guard workers in Victoria to discuss making safety and spill prevention. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)