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Justin Trudeau continues northern tour in Yellowknife, to hold town hall

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YELLOWKNIFE – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Yellowknife today, where he will meet with members of the Canadian Armed Forces before holding a town hall with the public.

Trudeau is on his second day of a northern tour – his first visit to the territories as prime minister.

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He is also scheduled to meet today with Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod.

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Trudeau met Yukon Premier Sandy Silver Wednesday in Ottawa and Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna in Iqaluit on Thursday.

All three premiers have criticized Ottawa’s decision to issue a moratorium on offshore drilling in the Arctic.

Trudeau says people understand Canada needs to build a strong economy while protecting the environment.

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