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Trudeau taking questions from the public at UBC Okanagan tomorrow

FILE PHOTO - Justin Trudeau is seen speaking at UBC Okanagan during the campaign for leadership of the Liberal party in 2013. Prime Minister Trudeau will return to UBCO for a town hall-style event Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017.
September 05, 2017 - 11:30 AM

KELOWNA – The Prime Minister will be meeting the public in Kelowna tomorrow night at a town hall-style event at UBC Okanagan.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in town for a two-day Liberal caucus retreat and strategy meeting with fellow federal Liberal MPs ahead of the fall sitting of the House of Commons.

They face a host of issues including a controversial proposal to eliminate tax loopholes, Trudeau’s decision to pay millions in compensation to Omar Khadr, refugees and the Phoenix pay system, Canadian Press reports. 

They are also trying to pass a bill that would legalize marijuana by next July.

While in the Okanagan, Trudeau will visit a Kelowna fire station for an update on the impacts of one of the worst fire seasons on record and is scheduled to hike Knox Mountain.

He will be at the UBC Okanagan gymnasium tomorrow, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. Those attending are encouraged to arrive early as space is limited. You are also encourage to RSVP here.

The last time he spoke at UBC Okanagan was in 2013 while campaigning for leadership of the party.

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