Canadian defence minister Harjit Sajjan had to miss a scheduled public meet and greet in Vernon Thursday, called away at the last minute to perform ministerial duties. He will be in Vernon at the Vernon Army Camp Friday to meet cadets.(Liberal Party of Canada)

Sajjan called away; misses Vernon meet and greet

Canadian defence minister Harjit Sajjan had to leave Vernon prior to scheduled public event

Canada’s defence minister missed a scheduled meet and greet in Vernon Thursday.

Harjit Sajjan, who is in the Okanagan this week, was called away to do ministerial duties, missing a public event put on by the North Okanagan-Shuswap Federal Liberals at a Vernon farm.

Sajjan will return to Vernon Friday to meet cadets at the Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre at the Vernon Army Camp.