WINNIPEG – POLITICS – Prime Minister Trudeau and the Liberal caucus met in Winnipeg for the first caucus retreat since the 2019 federal election.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman and Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister to discuss shared priorities.
The Prime Minister and the Premier discussed the environmental assessment process of the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project, and agreed to continue to work collaboratively to advance this important initiative. They also exchanged views on health care, the environment, the fight against climate change, public safety, and reconciliation.
The Prime Minister and the Premier agreed that collaboration between all orders of government is important to improve public safety for Manitobans and all Canadians.
The Prime Minister and the Mayor discussed the recent cases of violent crime in Winnipeg in 2019. They agreed on the importance of working together to improve public safety for people in Winnipeg and across Canada. They also discussed the importance of taking measures to help people with substance abuse issues.
The Prime Minister and the Mayor agreed to work together on Winnipeg’s infrastructure projects, and on planting trees to fight climate change and protect the environment.
The Prime Minister and the Mayor agreed on the importance of collaborating with the Government of Manitoba on these priorities for the City of Winnipeg.