LIVE: Horgan speaks on B.C.’s wildfires in Kamloops

Premier-designate John Horgan to meet with evacuees Sunday afternoon

HAPPENING NOW: John Horgan speaking in Kamloops on B.C. Wildfires: STORY: http://www.ashcroftcachecreekjournal.com/news/horgan-to-visit-wildfire-evacuees/

Posted by Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal on Sunday, July 9, 2017

Premier-designate John Horgan is in Kamloops, meeting with those affected by wildfires raging in the B.C. Interior.

He is scheduled to be in and around the Kamloops area from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. today.

Horgan’s expected to be visiting the Provincial Regional Emergency Operations Centre, Emergency Social Services, the Group Lodging Facility at Thompson Rivers University and the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre.

His office notes that he had planned to take part in the Victoria Pride Parade, but due to the worsening wildfire crisis, he will be unable to attend.

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