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First Nations, Inuit Policing Program to expand into Nunavut

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OTTAWA –Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, and Craig Simailak, Nunavut Minister of Justice, issued the following statement: “The Governments of Canada and Nunavut have reached an agreement in principle to expand the First Nations and Inuit Policing Program (FNIPP) into Nunavut over the next three years, new RCMP officers will be hired for communities across the territory on an …

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Reducing wait times at airports across Canada

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Ottawa   – The Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, the Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, the Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, issued this update today on the continued action and progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and delays …

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Committee reports reduction in gun, gang violence

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OTTAWA –  Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, issued the following statement: “As Minister of Public Safety, I am pleased to respond to the Report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security entitled A Path Forward: Reducing Gun and Gang Violence in Canada. The Government agrees in principle with the Report and supports most of its recommendations. We …

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Taking action to address wait times, congestion at airports

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 Ottawa  – Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, issued this update on the continued action and progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and delays across Canadian airports. Latest …

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CBSA-RCMP joint investigation leads to arrest for weapons 

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Amherst – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are committed to protecting Canadians by keeping undeclared and prohibited weapons out of our communities. An arrest has been made for weapons and customs offences as part of a joint investigation by the CBSA Criminal Investigations Section in Halifax, NS and Cumberland County District RCMP. The …

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Funding for human trafficking prevention initiative for youth announced

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Mississauga – Human trafficking is a heinous crime that disproportionately affects women and girls. Indigenous people, migrants and immigrants and 2SLGBTQI+ individuals are often at greater risk. The Government of Canada is committed to ending human trafficking in all its forms and that starts with raising awareness. While visiting Mississauga, Ontario, the Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, met with …

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Combat gun and gang violence in Fredericton with $1m funding

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

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Government takes action on gun violence in Miramichi

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

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Efforts on to reduce wait times, delays at Canadian airports

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Ottawa – Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, and the Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, issued this update on the continued action and progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and delays across Canadian airports. Government …

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Taking action on gun violence in Hamilton with $4m for prevention

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Hamilton – 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. An important element of this plan is preventing gun and gang violence from happening in the first place, which is …