UPDATE: Trudeau arrives in Kelowna

The Prime Minister will visit a fire hall, hike Knox and speak at a town hall at the UBCO

UPDATE: Sept. 5

Justin Trudeau has reportedly now arrived in Kelowna, set to take part in multiple public events today and tomorrow, as well as the Liberal caucus retreat meetings Wednesday and Thursday.

The public is invited to a town hall at the UBC Okanagan Gymnasium Wednesday evening at 7 p.m., details below.

If you cannot make the town hall there are two more events scheduled for today.

At 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, the prime minister will visit the main fire hall at 2255 Enterprise Way.

In the early evening, Trudeau is set to take a hike up Knox Mountain at 6 p.m.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is going to be in Kelowna this week and you are invited to meet him.

Trudeau will be at a town hall at the UBC Okanagan Gymnasium Wednesday evening at 7 p.m.

Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr sent out the invite on Monday.

He said Trudeau is appearing for “a discussion about the issues and subjects that matter to you and your family”.

All 184 federal Liberal MPs will begin arriving in Kelowna on Tuesday for planned meetings Wednesday and Thursday at the Delta Grand.

Those interested in attending the UBCO event are asked to RSVP here.

“Please arrive early as this event is first come, first serve.” wrote Fuhr.



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