Public Safety

  1. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, issued the following statement:
  2. Canadian and U.S. officials deepen strong and collaborative partnership on issues of mutual concern, including law enforcement information sharing, malign foreign interference, combating gun and drug trafficking, and online and hate crimes.
  3. Government of Canada officials will hold a virtual technical briefing for media related to the 2024 Wildfire Season.
  4. The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, and the Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, highlighted that Bill C-70, An Act respecting countering foreign interference, received Royal Assent on June 20, 2024.
  5. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced that the Government of Canada has listed the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist entity under the Criminal Code, effective today.
  6. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced the appointment of Joanne Blanchard as Chairperson of the Parole Board of Canada.
  7. Ms. Blanchard began her career as an Independent Board Member and Adjudicator Chairperson, appointed by the Minister of Public Safety to the Correctional Service of Canada, where she conducted offender disciplinary offence court hearings.
  8. Minister LeBlanc announces re-appointment of Charles Randall Smith as Chairperson for the RCMP External Review Committee.
  9. Wildfires are increasingly large-scale events that threaten the health, safety, and economic stability of Canadians. As such, the Government of Canada is committed to providing information about climate change and its impact on everyday life.
  10. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada and Minister responsible for FedNor, as they provide an update on the forecast for the 2024 wildfire season.
  11. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, issued the following statement on the National Day Against Gun Violence:
  12. Minister LeBlanc issues a statement on the findings of the Auditor General of Canada’s performance audit report on Combatting Cybercrime.
  13. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement:
  14. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, and the Honourable Barbara Adams, Nova Scotia Attorney General and Minister of Justice, announced the appointment of the Honourable Myra Freeman as the incoming Chair of the Progress Monitoring Committee, beginning June 1, 2024.
  15. Biography: The Honourable Myra Ava Freeman, CM, ONS, MSM, CD
  16. The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, today issued the following statement:
  17. Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Transport and Quebec Lieutenant, announced the release of the National Action Plan on Combatting Auto Theft.
  18. The National Action Plan on Combatting Auto Theft outlines actions focused on disrupting, dismantling and prosecuting the organized criminal groups behind auto theft. It will be continuously reviewed and updated to be responsive to the evolving tactics employed by criminal networks.
  19. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, the Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Kamal Khera, Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, and His Worship Patrick Brown, Mayor of the City of Brampton for an announcement regarding combatting auto theft.
  20. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced a federal investment of more than $219,000 to modus|zad, in support of PreP-Ex, a collaborative project between German and Canadian subject matter experts that aims to address the rising threat of anti-authority violent extremism
  21. On May 10, 2024, Public Safety Canada announced a federal investment of $219,974 over two years to Modus
  22. Today, Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, with Parliamentary Secretary, Sherry Romanado, Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, and Minister Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, convened to share with Canadians the latest assessment of the 2024 wildfire season and the state of federal preparedness.
  23. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, and Sherry Romanado, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, as they provide an update on the forecast for the 2024 wildfire season.
  24. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, and the Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced the introduction Bill C-70, An Act respecting countering foreign interference
  25. The Government of Canada introduces legislation to bolster Canada’s response to foreign interference.
  26. The Government of Canada introduces legislation to bolster Canada’s response to foreign interference.
  27. The Government of Canada introduces legislation to bolster Canada’s response to foreign interference.
  28. The Government of Canada introduces legislation to bolster Canada’s response to foreign interference.
  29. Today, the Honourable Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, announced three advance payments totaling $8,705,158 to Yukon through the Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements (DFAA) program to assist with response and recovery costs associated with the 2023, 2022 and 2021 spring floods.
  30. Government of Canada officials will hold a virtual technical briefing for media related to An Act respecting countering foreign interference.
  31. On May 8, 2024, a test of the National Public Alerting System (NPAS) will be conducted in most provinces and territories over television, radio, and wireless devices.
  32. Today, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister Responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, issued the following statement:
  33. The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, today issued the following statement:
  34. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs; the Honourable Paul Merriman, Minister of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety; and Grand Chief Brian Hardlotte, of the Prince Albert Grand Council (PAGC), announced an investment of more than $1.4 million to support the implementation of effective and culturally appropriate police services for PAGC member communities.
  35. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced a federal investment of $9,056 to the Experience Church through the Security Infrastructure Program (SIP).
  36. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced a federal investment of $10,740 to the Calgary Life Church through the Security Infrastructure Program (SIP).
  37. The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, today issued the following statement
  38. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced a federal investment of $7,448 to Knox United Church in Winnipeg through the Security Infrastructure Program (SIP).
  39. Ministers Sajjan and Virani to highlight Budget 2024: Fairness for Every Generation investments in Coquitlam, British Columbia
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  41. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, will make an affordability announcement. A media availability will follow.
  42. Last year was an historic wildfire season in Canada. Our climate is changing and with every passing year, we are experiencing an increase in extreme weather events.
  43. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, and the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Indigenous Services Canada and Minister responsible for FedNor, as they provide an update on the forecast for the 2024 wildfire season.
  44. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry, and the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens’ Services, will make an affordability announcement. A media availability will follow.
  45. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada, Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Physical Activity of Canada, and Wilson Miao, Member of Parliament for Richmond Centre, will make an affordability announcement.
  46. The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, President of the King’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Physical Activity of Canada, and the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Canada, will make an affordability announcement.
  47. The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, today issued the following statement
  48. Today, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, made the following statement in response to the Auditor General of Canada’s performance audit report of the First Nations and Inuit Policing Program.
  49. Today, Anthony Housefather, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Mount Royal, announced a federal investment of $293,083 to nine Jewish community projects in Montréal through the Expanded Security Infrastructure Program (ESIP).
  50. Today the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced a federal investment of more than $317,000 to the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, for its partnership with the Extremism and Gaming Research Network.