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Preaching Political Engagement

Justin Trudeau

Hundreds of students in Cape Breton got a break from regular class today.

Students in Sydney and New Waterford assembled in their respective schools to hear a motivational speech by a popular politician from Quebec.

Liberal MP Justin Trudeau is preaching political engagement.

He is trying to wake up young people... encourage them to get involved in the community; and.... to vote!

Here is a little of Trudeau's conversation with reporter Yvonne LeBlanc-Smith, and Breton Education Center principal, Bruce MacDonald.

Listen audio (runs 3:44)