Trudeau visiting Victoria Thursday afternoon

The prime minister will visit the coast guard to discuss marine safety and spill prevention

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be visiting Victoria on the afternoon of Thursday, April 5. He will be meeting with Canadian Coast Guard workers at 25 Huron St. and making an announcement on marine safety and oil spill prevention efforts.

He is starting his day in Quebec City, speaking at the Business 7 Summit. He then flies to Victoria for a meeting with the coast guard scheduled at 2:30 p.m. He will speak to the media at 3:30 p.m. He will then travel to Vancouver for a clean-technology roundtable at the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel, followed by a $1,000-a-plate Liberal party fundraiser in the evening at the Sheraton Wall Centre.

His visit comes amid public demonstrations about the Trans Mountain pipeline. Protestors are expected to greet him at his Vancouver hotel, according to media reports. He is slated to visit the Alberta oil sands on Friday.



reporter@peninsulanewsreview.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Trapped Vancouver Island crash survivor celebrates second chance at life

“Life is good now. It’s good to be alive.”

Oak Bay’s Spandads help give new life to used bikes

Local cycling club is donating 100 bikes worldwide to those in need

More affordable housing for Indigenous residents coming to Langford

40 units will be added to Station Avenue development

Reader Response: Victoria’s wages not meeting general needs

Victoria was recently ranked as one of the worst cities in B.C. to work in due to low average income

VIDEO: Ballet Victoria’s take on the The Nutcracker tours Vancouver Island and the Mainland

Performances in Revelstoke, Coquitlam, Chilliwack and Victoria

POLL: Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?

The rain Vancouver Island is famous for is coming down in buckets,… Continue reading

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers wanted list for the week of Dec. 11, 2018

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in locating the… Continue reading

Sissons scores OT winner as Predators beat Canucks 4-3

VIDEO: Vancouver battles back to earn single point in Nashville

High streamflow advisory in effect across the Island

River Forecast Centre issues advisory as Pacific storms batter the coast

Lions announce seven members of coaching staff not coming back for 2019

The operational moves come two days after the Lions announced DeVone Claybrooks as the team’s new head coach

Man in his 60s dies in ATV accident north of Parksville

BC Coroners Service investigating the death

VIDEO: Kitten rescued from under school bus in Duncan

School staff have affectionately called kitten “Axle”

$12K awarded to atheist family who oppose Christmas, Hanukkah in B.C. classroom

Gary Mangel,May Yasue said holidays, Remembrance Day and Valentine’s Day not appropriate in preschool

Most Read