EXCLUSIVE: Barack Obama Headed to Winnipeg for Speaker Event March 4

January 26, 2019 11:31 AM | Entertainment

Barack Obama

Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the convention centre in Montreal, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chaisson)

Former U.S. President Barack Obama will bring his political perspective to Winnipeg as part of his popular speaker series circuit.

ChrisD.ca has learned Obama will speak to a local audience on Monday, March 4 at Bell MTS Place beginning at 6 p.m.

Tickets to “A Conversation with President Barack Obama” go on sale Wednesday, January 30 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. The presale begins Monday at 10 a.m.

Obama is making several Canadian stops along the tour, including two separate events in Calgary and Vancouver the following day, March 5.

Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States in 2008.

Updated on Monday, January 28 with ticket information.