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Taking action on gun crime in Saint John, Kennebecasis Region 

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Saint John – People in New Brunswick 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 …

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Canada, US announce new NEXUS interview option

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Ottawa – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are moving forward with a new option to increase the enrolment capacity for new and renewing NEXUS members. The binational NEXUS program benefits communities on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border by supporting economic growth and trade, reducing border congestion and expediting the crossing of …

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Acting against gun crime in Coquitlam 

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Coquitlam – People in Coquitlam 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 …

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$1.779m given to North Vancouver to combat gun and gang violence 

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North Vancouver –  People in North Vancouver 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 …

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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 …

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Trudeau advances trade ties at North American Leaders’ Summit

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Mexico City – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau concluded a successful visit to Mexico City where he participated in the tenth North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS) with the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, and the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, to keep working in partnership to grow our economies to benefit everyone and create good, …

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Re-appointment of Ivan Zinger as Correctional Investigator 

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Ottawa – Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, issued the following statement: “I am pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr Ivan Zinger as Correctional Investigator of Canada. Having served as Correctional Investigator for the past six years and having previously served as Executive Director and General Counsel in the Office of the Correctional Investigator, Dr Zinger brings a wealth …

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2022 CBSA Year in Review: Illegal guns and drugs off our streets

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Ottawa – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) 2022 highlights demonstrate commitment and hard work to facilitate the free flow of people and goods, support the immigration system, and stop firearms and illegal drugs, like opioids, from entering Canada. This year, Canada saw travel volumes rebound in step with the removal of COVID-19 border restrictions with 50 million travellers seeking …

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CBSA re-opens select NEXUS centres as part of solution to backlog

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Ottawa – By expediting the border crossing process for trusted travellers and traders, the NEXUS and Free and Secure Trade (FAST) programs generate billions in economic activity and are vital to local economies on both sides of the border. With the program working to return to efficient and effective processing, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the US Customs …

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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 …