The Jack Simpson Gym was home to a special community town hall Tuesday hosted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Speaking to a packed house, Trudeau addressed a number of issues and answered questions from a lively crowd of nearly 1,700.
Trudeau began by introducing the 26 members of the Prime Minister’s Youth Council who have been in Calgary meeting with the cabinet ministers to discuss the challenges young people are facing and solutions to those challenges.
He also reminded the crowd of his commitments to Alberta.
“I have been back to Calgary five times since being elected as prime minister and nine times to Alberta and I’m going to keep coming back,” he said. “Calgary matters. Alberta matters. For years, for decades you helped support and drove the Canadian economy with your hard work and innovation.”
This town hall was the eighth stop on the Prime Minister’s cross-country listening tour.