Canada announces measures to protect Toronto- St. Paul’s by-election from foreign interference

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Ottawa – Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions, and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced that the measures brought in to protect by-elections from any potential foreign interference will be applied to the Toronto-St. Paul’s electoral district by-election to be held on June 24, 2024. These measures are continuously reviewed in light of the potential for new and evolving threats. The Security and Intelligence Threats to Elections …

Feds introduces legislation to counter foreign interference

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Ottawa, Ontario 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. Bill C-70 proposes to update existing laws to better equip the government to detect, disrupt, and protect against foreign interference threats …

Investing in crime prevention in Ontario

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Barrie – Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced a federal investment of more than $6.8 million to prevent gun crime and gang violence in Barrie, Orillia, South Simcoe-Innisfil, Timmins and Brantford. This investment will help address the root causes of crime by supporting community-led projects for young people involved in gangs or at risk …

Supporting communities at risk of hate-motivated crime 

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Ottawa – Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, announced an additional investment of $5 million to help Canadian communities at risk of hate-motivated crimes protect and strengthen the security of their community centres, places of worship and other institutions. Recent international events have led many communities in Canada to fear for their safety. The Government …