Protesters gathered near Huron Street and Dallas Road near the Coast Guard Station where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected this afternoon.
He is slated to meet with Canadian Coast Guard workers at 25 Huron St. and making an announcement on marine safety and oil spill prevention efforts.
Trudeau’s visit comes amid public demonstrations about the Trans Mountain pipeline. Protesters started lining the streets shortly after 2 p.m.
To watch Trudeau live at the Canadian Coast Guard base in Victoria, B.C. today making an announcement on marine safety and spill prevention go to Victoria News Facebook page around 3:50 p.m.
He is slated to visit the Alberta oil sands on Friday.
Torrance Coste, Wilderness Committee’s Vancouver Island Campaigner, talks about opposition to Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain expansion, ahead of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s arrival. #yyj #bcpoli #cdnpoli #kindermorgan #justintrudeau pic.twitter.com/1XXUsVTDJx
— Victoria News (@VictoriaNews) April 5, 2018
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