Taking action on gun violence and gangs

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Toronto – 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 violence from happening in the first place, which is why …

Reducing further traveller wait times at major airport

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Ottawa – The 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 statement today to provide an update on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times at Canadian airports. Minister Alghabra will …

Reducing traveller wait times at major airports

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Ottawa – Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, and Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, issued this statement today to provide an update on progress being made by the Government of Canada and industry partners to reduce wait times at Canadian airports: “The Government of Canada …

Working with airports air ,carriers to reduce airport wait times

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Ottawa  – Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, and Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, issued this statement today to provide an update on actions the government is taking to reduce wait times at Canadian airports: “The Government of Canada recognizes the impact that significant wait times at some Canadian airports are having on travellers. It is great news that more …

Huge cash seized at Woodstock Border Crossing

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Brunswick  – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are committed to combatting financial and organized crime, and protecting the Canadian economy. On April 4, 2022, CBSA officers seized CAN$292,950 in cash, suspected of being proceeds of crime from a traveller seeking entry into Canada at the Woodstock, New Brunswick port of entry. The …

Supporting Indigenous youth in BC through new program to reduce violence 

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Agassiz – Helping Indigenous youth in Canada make positive choices and build their skills will help them live lives free from violence. That is why the Government of Canada is investing in crime prevention projects tailored to the needs of youth, through the National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS). The Minister of Public Safety, Marco Mendicino, today announced new federal support …

New public health plan for cruise ships launched

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Halifax – The maritime and tourism sectors have been hit hard by the global COVID-19 pandemic.  Canada is now ready to welcome cruise ships safely back to our waters. In Halifax, the Minister of Transport, Omar Alghabra, announced the public health framework the Government of Canada is putting in place to restart cruise ship activity in Canada. As Canada welcomes …