Justin Trudeau Set To Visit BU Campus

Federal Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau.
(Justin Trudeau / Flickr)

Justin Trudeau will be making an appearance at Brandon University.

Mr. Trudeau will be at the university on Thursday, January 31st for a presentation slated to start at ten o’clock in the morning. The event is touted as, “A Conversation with Justin Trudeau,” and is being hosted by the Brandon University Politics Society. It will be held in the Ceremony Room, 141 Health Studies Building.

Justin Trudeau is in the midst of an extensive campaign in the Liberal Party of Canada leadership race. He will be traveling throughout the province of Manitoba on January 31st. After his short visit at BU, he has scheduled presentations in Portage la Prairie and Selkirk.

Presently, Mr. Trudeau serves as the Member of Parliament in the Montreal riding of Papineau, where he was first elected in 2008. His responsibilities as an MP have included position as the Liberal Party Critic for Youth, Post-Secondary Education, Amateur Sports, and Multiculturalism, as well as Citizenship and Immigration. Mr. Trudeau has also sat on the Parliamentary Committee on the Environment and Sustainable Development, and Citizenship and Immigration.

Justin Trudeau, the eldest son of the late Right Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau and Margaret Sinclair Trudeau Kemper, was born on December 25th, 1971. He is currently married to Sophie Grégoire, with whom he has two children: Xavier James and Ella-Grace.

Republished from The Quill print edition, Volume 103, Issue 19, January 29, 2013.