Canada responds to AG’s Report on Combatting Cybercrime

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OTTAWA – Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, issued the following statement in response to the Auditor General of Canada’s performance audit report on Combatting Cybercrime: “I thank the Auditor General of Canada for her work and welcome the recommendations presented in her performance audit report. The Government agrees with the recommendations, which will help …

Indigenous-led police services

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Saskatchewan – Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs; 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. In October 2022, …

Helping Calgary church protect itself against hate crimes

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Calgary – 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). This investment enabled the Calgary Life Church to purchase and install access control, motion detectors, door contacts, and glass break detectors. Since 2007, the Government of Canada has invested a …

Helping Winnipeg church protect against hate-motivated crimes

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Winnipeg – 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). This investment enabled Knox United to install a CCTV and access control system. Since 2007, the Government of Canada has invested a total of $24.5 million in over 770 projects …

Final Report from Mass Casualty Commission

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OTTAWA – Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, has issued the following statement: “I released the Government of Canada’s response to the Final Report of the Mass Casualty Commission, Turning the Tide Together, published on March 30, 2023. The Final Report delved into the circumstances surrounding the mass shooting that took place in Nova Scotia on April …

Improving cure, treatment in New Brunswick

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Moncton – Canadians deserve health care and long-term care systems that provide them with timely access to health services whenever and wherever they are needed, as well as the ability to age with dignity closer to home. Mark Holland, Canada’s Minister of Health, Dominic LeBlanc, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, on behalf of Ya’ara Saks, …

Helping Edmonton church improve safety against hate crimes

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Edmonton – Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Official Languages, announced a federal investment of $83,766 to the Rhema Chapel of the Redeemed Christian Church of God through the Security Infrastructure Program (SIP). The organization will use this funding to install security equipment such as a CCTV system, lights with sensors/ alarms, doors and a fence/motorized gate. These new …

Feds offer support for auto theft investigations, stolen vehicle recovery

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Montréal – Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, joined by Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Transport and Quebec Lieutenant, Valérie Plante, Mayor of Montréal, Mike Duheme, Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), and Fady Dagher, Chief of the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM), announced a federal investment of $15 million …

Strengthening Resilience of Canada’s Democracy

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Ottawa –  Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, released the Protecting Democracy Toolkits and the Countering Disinformation Guidebook for Public Servants. Designed to help identify and become more resilient to disinformation and foreign interference, and tailored to the realities of elected officials and public office holders, public servants and community leaders, this Guidebook and Toolkits are part of …

Canada invests in crime prevention in Airdrie

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Airdrie – George Chahal, Member of Parliament for Calgary Skyview, and Peter Brown, Mayor of Airdrie, announced a federal investment of more than $1 million to prevent gun crime and gang violence in Airdrie. This investment will help address the root causes of crime by supporting community-led projects for young people involved in gangs or at risk of joining them …