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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Premier of British Columbia John Horgan

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Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Premier John Horgan of British Columbia regarding the protests that are disrupting rail service across the country.

The Prime Minister and Premier discussed how freedom of expression is an important democratic right, but activity must respect the courts and act within the law. The Prime Minister and Premier also discussed how progress on both climate change and reconciliation must continue to be at the forefront of all government actions.

Prime Minister Trudeau expressed the desire to work together closely toward a resolution as soon as possible. Both governments shared a commitment to meeting with Gitxsan Simgyget, Wet’suwet’en Dini Ze’ and Ts’ake ze to engage in an ongoing dialogue.