Public Safety

  1. 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
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. 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.
  7. The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, today announced a significant step in the development of the mandatory buyback program.
  8. 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.)
  9. 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.
  10. 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:
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Preclearance, which helps travel and trade move more efficiently across the Canada-U.S. border, is a major asset for both of our countries.
  17. From electronic espionage to ransomware, the threats to Canadians from malicious cyber activity, including cyberattacks, are greater than ever.
  18. On June 14, 2022, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-26, An Act Respecting Cyber Security (ARCS).
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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):
  26. Government of Canada officials will host a media technical briefing on the tabling of new firearms legislation.
  27. 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).
  28. The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, today issued the following statement:
  29. 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.
  30. UPDATE: REVISED DATE - The Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, will hold a call-back with Canadian media outlets during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2022.
  31. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, for a funding announcement under the Crime Prevention Action Fund to underscore the Government of Canada's efforts to keep Canadian youth safe in Saint John and surrounding communities.
  32. Young people spend a lot of time online, and we need to ensure they can have safe experiences free from cyberbullying in that space.
  33. The Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, will lead the Canadian delegation at the Seventh Session of the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GP2022) from May 25 to 28, 2022 in Indonesia.
  34. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, for a funding announcement under the Crime Prevention Action Fund to underscore the Government of Canada's efforts to keep Canadian youth safe in Halifax and surrounding communities.
  35. The Government of Canada recognizes that robust accountability mechanisms can help ensure public trust in Canada’s law enforcement and border services institutions.
  36. Canadians must have confidence in the agencies tasked with keeping them safe.
  37. Government of Canada officials will host a media technical briefing on the tabling of Public Complaints and Review Commission (PCRC) legislation
  38. Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities, and the Government of Canada is taking action to protect them from gun violence.
  39. 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 media availability following a meeting with municipal officials and residents of Lytton in British Columbia.
  40. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, for an announcement regarding the Government of Canada’s ongoing efforts to protect Canadians from the threat of gun violence.
  41. As Canada’s natural, social, and technological landscape continues to evolve, strengthening the emergency preparedness and resilience of Canadians continues to be a priority for the Government of Canada.
  42. Throughout Emergency Preparedness Week, the Government of Canada is working alongside partners across the country to highlight how important it is to Be Ready for Anything.
  43. Minister Blair to make a funding announcement to Canadian Non-Governmental Organizations assisting with Emergency Management and Response
  44. The Government of Canada has put in place a number of measures to improve the resiliency of Canadians in the face of the rising frequency and costs of flood events.
  45. Members of the media are invited to join Yasir Naqvi, Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness and Sameer Zuberi, Member of Parliament for Pierrefonds-Dollard, Québec, for a tour of flood preparation infrastructure at Parc-Terrasse-Sacré-Coeur.
  46. Minister Mendicino to speak about how Budget 2022 will Ensure Clean Air and a Strong Economy in Richmond and across B.C.
  47. Today, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety issued the following statement:
  48. Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Bill Blair, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, for a media availability to speak about Budget 2022 investments to make life more affordable in Kingston and Eastern Ontario.
  49. The Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, will be speaking about how Budget 2022 will help make life more affordable and make dental care more accessible to families across British Columbia.
  50. Member of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, for a tour of the Peter B. Moore Advanced Technology Centre in Barrie.