Residents of the community have just returned to the community after being forced out by forest fires that threatened the city and cut off roads north and south two weeks ago.
According to the prime minister’s itinerary, he, Premier John Horgan, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, chair of the committee on federal wildfire recovery efforts Carla Qualtrough, and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould will tour the area Monday.
They will will meet with Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP members from the Williams Lake Wildfire Command Centre at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex at 10:30 a.m. They will then tour the Cariboo Fire Centre shortly after noon before taking an aerial tour of the fire damaged areas in the Cariboo.
The entourage will then have a media scrum at 2:20 p.m.