Justin Trudeau heading to Iqaluit, Inuvik, Yellowknife

Another federal party leader is planning a visit to the North. Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is expected to be in Iqaluit on January 12 and 13.

Trudeau expected in Iqaluit Jan. 12-13

Justin Trudeau is heading to Iqaluit, Inuvik and Yellowknife in the New Year. (CBC)

Liberal organizers have clarified the dates for the visit of Leader Justin Trudeau's planned trip up North next month. 

Trudeau is expected to be in Inuvik on Jan. 9 and 10, then head to Yellowknife Jan. 10 and 11. He'll end his visit in Iqaluit Jan. 12 and 13.

Trudeau will be the third federal party leader to visit the Nunavut capital in less than six months.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper stopped in Iqaluit last August as part of his annual northern tour.

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair visited Iqaluit in September.


  • The original version of this story included incorrect dates.
    Dec 30, 2014 11:38 AM CT


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