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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 …

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CBSA seizure of suspected cocaine leads to criminal charges by RCMP

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 Windsor – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are committed to keeping communities safe from illicit narcotics. On August 1, 2022, a commercial truck entered Canada at the Ambassador Bridge port of entry in Windsor, Ontario, and was referred for a secondary examination. During the inspection of the cab, border services officers discovered …

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Canada’s preparedness against cyberattacks

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Ottawa – From electronic espionage to ransomware, the threats to Canadians from malicious cyber activity – including cyberattacks – are greater than ever. In the future this will also include the quantum threat, whereby quantum computers will be able to easily hack through much of the existing encryption that we rely on today. Given the significant risk that it poses, …

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Canada puts in place temporary handgun import ban

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Toronto – Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada has a comprehensive plan that gets firearms off our streets and more resources into our communities. A central part of this is the recently introduced Bill C-21. The bill addresses the alarming role of guns in gender based violence, gets tough on organized …

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New funding of $41.8m to prevent gun, gang violence

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Montréal – Quebecers deserve to feel safe at home. 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. The overarching element of our plan is to eliminate the root causes of gun crime. That is why we launched the …

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Addressing wait times and congestion 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 Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, Randy Boissonnault, issued this update on the continued progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce traveller wait times and congestion at Canadian airports. Collaborating with air industry …

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Preventing gun, gang violence through Building Safer Communities Fund

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

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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 …