How to watch Justin Trudeau's official visit to Washington

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the White House Thursday as part of his official visit to Washington. Here's how to watch the main events and to follow CBC News coverage of the visit.

3-day visit includes state dinner, bilateral meetings and social events

A Canadian flag flutters on a lamp post along Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House in Washington this week. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting the U.S. capital on an official visit. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits the White House Thursday as part of his official visit to Washington. Here's how to watch the main events and to follow CBC News coverage of the visit.

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Live events

CBCNews.ca and CBC News Network will have live coverage of these events (all times are Eastern and are subject to change):

  • Thursday:
    • Concluded: Official White House welcome with U.S. President BarackObama on the south lawn of the White House.
    • Concluded: Michelle Obama and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau highlight efforts for global girls' education at the U.S. Institute for Peace.
    • Concluded: Obama-Trudeau joint press conference.
    • Concluded: Trudeau will attend a lunch hosted by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
    • Concluded: The Trudeaus are greeted by the Obamas upon arrival for the state dinner, followed by opening remarks and toasts.
  • Friday:
    • Concluded: Lays a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery.
    • Concluded: Q&A at American University.
    • Concluded: Trudeau speaks at a Canada2020 lunch event.
    • 6 p.m.: Trudeau departs (no live coverage).

CBC programs

  • Power & Politics with Rosemary Barton is broadcasting live from Washington at 5 to 7 p.m. ET on CBC News Network - and live online Friday at 5 p.m. ET.
  • CBC's The National with Peter Mansbridge airs live from Washington on CBC-TV at 10 p.m. and on CBC News Network at 9 p.m. ET.
  • Listen to CBC Radio's The House with host Chris Hall on Saturday at 9 a.m. — or listen to the House midweek podcast to get a preview now.

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