Here's Where You'll Be Able To See Justin Trudeau In Ottawa On Canada Day
You might even be able to catch a glimpse of royalty.
It's Canada's big day in less than a couple weeks and you can totally count on JT to be in the capital to take a (potential) selfie with you.
If anybody remembers Justin Trudeau's first Canada Day in Ottawa as prime minister, they'll recall just how easy it was to get up close and personal with him. Trudeau and his family sat amongst other Canadians on Parliament Hill and greeted them enthusiastically while observing the opening festivities for the biggest party in the country. This year, things might be slightly different.
Trudeau will be in attendance at the Canada 150 opening celebrations on Parliament Hill from 11:40am - 1:15pm, according to the event's official website itinerary.
The opening celebrations are scheduled to be slightly different than last year and will be in two separate locations - initially, not on Parliament Hill. The first location will be taking place at the Peacekeeping Monument at Sussex Drive (near the National Gallery), with the Inspection of the Guard. This usually is done on Parliament. The usual celebrations, like the 21-gun salute will take place on Parliament Hill and Trudeau is expected to be there as well. There is no confirmation as to how he'll head to Parliament Hill, but with security measures being taken to higher levels this year, it may be more difficult to ask him for a selfie. Nonetheless, just like last year, you should be able to see him from afar.
Also in attendance at the opening ceremonies will include the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, who will be on their Royal Tour for Canada's 150th birthday. Previous royal attendees have included the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Queen, who last came to Ottawa in 2010.