Prime Minister makes stop in Winnipeg for Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canada

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making a stop in Winnipeg.

Trudeau is set to attend the opening ceremony of the Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians and deliver remarks Friday morning, according to the prime minister’s itinerary. CTV News Winnipeg will be live streaming this event. You can watch it live at 8:45 a.m.

The congress, being held in Winnipeg this year, brings leaders from the Ukrainian Canadian community together to discuss and decide the priorities facing them.

Trudeau is not the only one visiting from Ottawa. Canada’s National Defence Minister Anita Anand is also in town and will be participating in a panel at the congress. The panel at the congress is called ‘Working Together to Build Euro-Atlantic Security’. Anand is also expected to deliver a speech to reinforce Canada’s support for Ukraine to defend itself against Russia.

She spoke with CTV Morning Live about her visit to Winnipeg. You can watch the full interview here.

Along with this, Trudeau is also planning to meet with members of Winnipeg’s local Iranian community.

CTV News will have more updates on Trudeau’s visit to Winnipeg.

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