The Prime Minister is back in Kelowna today.
The federal leader will be at the Kelowna Fire Department on Enterprise Way this afternoon, and then will head to Knox Mountain.
This comes after Trudeau’s visit to Whitehorse, where he and Premier Sandy Silver announced over $360 million for the funding of a roads that accesses the Dawson Ridge and Nahanni Range Road in the Southeast of the territory.
The construction of the Yukon Resource Gateway Project will allow the territory to tap in to mineral rich areas and take advantage of the potential natural resources in the area.
The Dawson Range will be four separate public road upgrades and the Nahanni Range Road will will included upgrades from its junction with the Campbell Highway on the boarder of Yukon, Northwest Territories and just north of BC.
The money will come from the New Building Canada Fund and the government is planning consultations with First Nation and an environment assessment as well.