Public Safety

  1. The Government of Canada stands with the people of Atlantic Canada and Eastern Quebec in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona
  2. The Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, the Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, the Honourable Gudie Hutchings, Minister of Rural Economic Development, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, will hold a media availability regarding Hurricane Fiona
  3. “We are pleased to announce that the Governments of Canada, Alberta and the Siksika Nation are moving forward with a self-administered police service.
  4. As Canadians play, work, and explore outdoors, search and rescue personnel stand ready to respond when someone goes missing or is in distress. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting the search and rescue community by providing them with the tools and technology they need to best serve Canadians and ensure a seamless approach to operations across the country.
  5. Members of the media are invited to join Yasir Naqvi, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, for a funding announcement under the Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund.
  6. Today, at the Christchurch Call 2022 Leaders' Summit, the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, announced that Canada will commit up to $1.9 million in funding over three years to Tech Against Terrorism for Phase 2 of their Terrorist Content Analytics Platform (TCAP).
  7. The Christchurch Call to Eliminate Terrorist & Violent Extremist Content Online (Christchurch Call to Action)
  8. Today, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, issued the following statement.
  9. Today, the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Bill Blair issued the following statement on Firefighters’ National Memorial Day.
  10. Human trafficking is a heinous crime that disproportionately affects women and girls. Indigenous people, migrants and immigrants and 2SLGBTQI+ individuals are often at greater risk.
  11. Today, the Government of Canada announced the release of the interdisciplinary Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation’s report Adapting to Rising Flood Risk: An Analysis of Insurance solutions for Canada.
  12. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, for a funding announcement under Public Safety Canada’s Contribution Program to Combat Serious and Organized Crime, to help prevent human trafficking in the Peel and Halton Region.
  13. Today, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, issued the following statement:
  14. Today, the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, announced that the City of Fredericton will receive up to $945,000 from the BSCF to prevent gun and gang violence across the city.
  15. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, to make an announcement regarding federal support for organizations on the front lines of the fight against gun and gang violence in the City of Fredericton, New Brunswick.
  16. People in Miramichi and across Canada deserve to feel safe in their communities.
  17. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, to make an announcement regarding federal support for organizations on the front lines of the fight against gun and gang violence in Miramichi, New Brunswick.
  18. The Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino announced today that the Hamilton will receive nearly $4 million from the BSCF to prevent gun and gang violence across the city.
  19. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, to make an announcement regarding federal support for organizations on the front lines of the fight against gun and gang violence in the City of Hamilton.
  20. From electronic espionage to ransomware, the threats to Canadians from malicious cyber activity – including cyberattacks – are greater than ever.
  21. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, for an announcement regarding federal support for initiatives that keep Canadians safe from cyber-attacks and other cyber threats.
  22. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to make an announcement on the government’s ongoing efforts to keep our communities safe from gun violence
  23. Quebecers deserve to feel safe at home. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities.
  24. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, to make an announcement regarding federal support for organizations on the front lines of the fight against gun and gang violence in Québec.
  25. Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities.
  26. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, and Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury to make an announcement regarding federal support for organizations on the front lines of the fight against gun and gang violence in Greater Sudbury
  27. Human trafficking robs people of their humanity. From sex trafficking to forced labour, traffickers prey on the most vulnerable members of our society. On this World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, we join countries around the world in raising awareness and redoubling our efforts to end this heinous crime.
  28. The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, today announced a significant step in the development of the mandatory buyback program.
  29. Today, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, and Chief Mark B. Hill, announced that the Six Nations of the Grand River will receive up to $1.9 million under the Building Safer Communities Fund (BSCF.)
  30. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, to make an announcement regarding federal support for Indigenous-led initiatives that address gun and gang violence in the communities that make up the Six Nations of the Grand River.
  31. Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services, issued the following statement:
  32. The number of people with dementia who go missing is steadily increasing across the country and delays in locating them can result in tragic outcomes.
  33. Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities.
  34. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, to make an announcement regarding federal support for organizations on the front lines of the fight against gun and gang violence in Toronto.
  35. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, for a funding announcement under the Search and Rescue New Initiatives Fund (SAR NIF) to the University of Waterloo.
  36. The Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, today tabled in Parliament and launched the Federal Framework to Reduce Recidivism. It aims to break the cycle of reoffending, support rehabilitation and make our communities safer for everyone.
  37. Preclearance, which helps travel and trade move more efficiently across the Canada-U.S. border, is a major asset for both of our countries.
  38. From electronic espionage to ransomware, the threats to Canadians from malicious cyber activity, including cyberattacks, are greater than ever.
  39. On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-26, An Act Respecting Cyber Security (ARCS).
  40. On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada tabled an Act Respecting Cyber Security in the House of Commons. Included in this legislation are proposed amendments to the Telecommunications Act (TA) that would establish new authorities that enable the Government to take action to promote the security of the Canadian telecommunications system, which could include taking measures with respect to high risk suppliers, as well as information sharing and enforcement powers.
  41. Government of Canada officials will host a media technical briefing on the tabling of the Act Respecting Cyber Security (ARCS). The media technical briefing will be for background information only and not for attribution.
  42. Today, the Independent Assessors released the Final Report on Tiller/Copland/Roach RCMP Class Action, which addresses sexual harassment and discrimination experienced with the RCMP between 1974 and 2019.
  43. As the Minister of Public Safety, I am pleased to respond to the Report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU) regarding Systemic Racism in Policing in Canada, on behalf of the Government of Canada.
  44. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, as he speaks about the impact that the Government of Canada’s new firearms legislation will have in Saskatchewan, as well as federal support for crime prevention and community safety.
  45. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, as he speaks about the impact that the Government of Canada’s new firearms legislation will have in British Columbia, as well as federal support for crime prevention and community safety.
  46. The Minister of Public Safety Canada issued the following statement on an audit report tabled in Parliament by the Auditor General of Canada on the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC):
  47. Government of Canada officials will host a media technical briefing on the tabling of new firearms legislation.
  48. The Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, just concluded a successful conference at the Seventh Session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022).
  49. The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, today issued the following statement:
  50. Keeping Canadian communities thriving and safe from gun violence and other crimes begins with our young people. By offering them opportunities to develop their skills, stay in school and stay healthy, they’ll be less likely to become involved in crime.