Wilson Miao

Taking action on gun crime in Richmond 

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Richmond – People in Richmond and across Canada deserve to feel safe in their communities. That’s why the Government of Canada is taking action with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities. An important element of this work is stopping violence before it starts, which is why the government launched the …

Marco Mendicino 1

Taking action on gun crime in Burnaby 

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Burnaby – People in Burnaby and across Canada deserve to feel safe in their communities. That’s why the Government of Canada is taking action with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities. An important element of this work is stopping violence before it starts, which is why the Government launched the …

Trudeau and Marci Ien

Funding Crisis Hotlines for Gender-Based Violence in Nova Scotia

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Halifax – Crisis hotlines are a lifeline for survivors of gender-based violence and are critical support services. During the pandemic, the demand for crisis hotline services has significantly increased across Canada. Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, announced $700,000 to support crisis hotlines across Nova Scotia. Minister Ien was joined by Karla MacFarlane, Minister responsible for …

Rochelle Squires

Funding Crisis Hotlines For Gender-Based Violence 

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Winnipeg – During the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for crisis hotline services significantly increased across Canada. Crisis hotlines are a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence and are critical support services. Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, announced $30 million to support crisis hotlines across Canada. Minister Ien was joined by Rochelle Squires, Manitoba’s Minister responsible for …

Marco E. L. Mendicino

Pricing for assault-style firearms buyback program announced

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Ottawa – Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada developed a comprehensive plan that gets firearms off our streets and puts more resources into our communities. A central part of this work is a ban on assault-style firearms, like AR-15s. Since May 2020, our Government has prohibited more than 1,500 different models …

Jane McKenna

Enhancing Supports for Victims of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence 

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$500,000 investment in Victim Services Toronto helping ensure immediate access to services TORONTO – The Ontario government is investing $500,000 in Victim Services Toronto’s new Exit Route program to help ensure victims and survivors of human trafficking and intimate partner violence are more quickly and seamlessly connected to the supports and services they need. Exit Route will give victims and …