The government says Sajjan will also “make an announcement to help strengthen the Canadian Aerospace and Defence sector.”
The speech takes place at 4 p.m. Sajjan will also attend the opening ceremonies of the Abbotsford International Air Show.
On Thursday, the Conservative defence critic, MP James Bezan spoke at a breakfast event. Bezan criticized the Liberal government in his remarks, saying “If a country is not prepared to defend itself, then it is not prepared to be a country.
“Canada has to have the right programs and the right missions all within a comprehensive security strategy. Unfortunately, the Liberals have failed on all these counts.”
The Aerospace, Defence & Security Expo features industry exhibits, speakers, and speeches, panels and workshops featuring government officials and industry leaders. Around 1,000 delegates are expected to attend.