Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the formation of a new federal committee to manage British Columbia’s recovery from the recent flooding and deadly mudslides.
Trudeau made the announcement at a news conference alongside B.C. Premier John Horgan in Victoria on Friday evening, at the end of his first trip to the province following the extensive flooding two weeks ago.
The committee will be co-chaired by Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair and B.C. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth, with other committee members to be announced later. It will also include Indigenous representatives.
Trudeau said he hopes the committee will also shape the response
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