Public Safety This category contains the most recent news regarding public safety, including policy decisions, legislation, and education efforts. Find releases encompassing road safety, food safety, workplace accident prevention, product recalls, testing standards, and awareness campaigns. Also included are stories about crime rates, law enforcement efforts, alcohol and drug abuse health alerts, anti-contamination measures and disease control.

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Jun 23, 2019, 09:00 ET Statement by the Prime Minister on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism

OTTAWA, June 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims ...


Jun 21, 2019, 21:07 ET Updated Food Recall Warning - France Délices brand Choco-Raspberry Crunchy recalled due to norovirus

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/2Y4d761 OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued on June 4, 2019 has been updated ...


Jun 21, 2019, 15:08 ET Measures to strengthen legal protections for children, vulnerable individuals, and animals pass Parliament and are now in place

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Today Bill C-84, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting) received Royal Assent and came into ...


Jun 21, 2019, 14:59 ET Royal Assent of legislation; strengthening gun laws to keep communities safe

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is taking action to keep our communities safe with common sense gun laws. Today, the Minister...


Jun 21, 2019, 10:09 ET Statement from Minister Goodale on the passage of Bill C-83 to strengthen federal corrections and keep communities safe

OTTAWA, June 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness issued the following...


Jun 20, 2019, 12:00 ET Information Update - Substance use during summer events and festivals

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Health Canada recognizes that Canadians may choose to consume alcohol, cannabis, or other drugs while attending events, ...


Jun 20, 2019, 11:53 ET New statistics show dramatic spike in vaping among Canadian teens as well as simultaneous increase of smoking regular cigarettes

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Provincial tobacco control coalitions and physicians' group are reacting to the devastating results of a new...


Jun 20, 2019, 10:00 ET Be weather wise when thunder rolls and lightning strikes the sky!

OTTAWA, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Summer is almost here, and with summer comes a greater threat of lightning exposure. Every year in Canada, lightning...


Jun 20, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Hull-Aylmer, Greg Fergus, to make announcement in Gatineau on Canada's water monitoring/

OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Member of Parliament for Hull-Aylmer and Parliamentary Secretary to the...


Jun 19, 2019, 16:18 ET Hydro One and Scouts Canada to Decrease Head Injuries Amongst Young People With New Head Safe Initiative

Head Safe is a new hands-on program aimed at educating families on the impacts of head injuries, the importance of prevention and safe return to play....


Jun 19, 2019, 15:00 ET Media advisory - Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Hull-Aylmer, Greg Fergus, to make announcement in Gatineau on Canada's water monitoring

OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Media representatives are advised that the Member of Parliament for Hull-Aylmer and Parliamentary Secretary to the...


Jun 19, 2019, 07:28 ET Statement from Ministers Goodale, Lametti and Sajjan on the passage of Bill C-59 in Parliament

OTTAWA, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable David...


Jun 19, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Media Technical Briefing on National Security Legislation (Bill C-59)/

OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to a background, not-for-attribution technical briefing with officials from Public...


Jun 18, 2019, 20:27 ET Media Advisory - Media Technical Briefing on National Security Legislation (Bill C-59)

OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to a background, not-for-attribution technical briefing with officials from Public...


Jun 18, 2019, 17:32 ET 407 ETR launches Summer Safety Contest - drivers invited to share safety tips for a chance to win a year of free travel on the highway

Social media campaign aims to improve road safety awareness through weekly tips and resources TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - 407 ETR launched its...


Jun 18, 2019, 14:19 ET OSC Investor Alert: FSM Smart Ltd.

TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is warning investors that FSM Smart Ltd. (FSM) is not registered in Ontario to ...


Jun 18, 2019, 11:39 ET TSB deploys a team of investigators following a small aircraft accident in Trois-Rivières, Quebec

DORVAL, QC, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Trois-Rivières, Quebec,...


Jun 18, 2019, 10:02 ET Government of Canada Supports Development of 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Adults

Guidelines will provide information on the recommended amount of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Jun 18, 2019, 07:00 ET Combatting the Toxicology Skills Crisis

MMTI and McGill's New Program for Front-Line Medical Staff MONTREAL, June 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Each year, tens of thousands of North Americans...


Jun 17, 2019, 23:30 ET Golden State Killer Case Selected As 2019 DNA Hit Of The Year

Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs (GTH-GA) has announced that the Golden State Killer case was selected as the 2019 DNA Hit of the Year....


Jun 17, 2019, 14:34 ET TSB has deployed a team of investigators following an aircraft accident in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec

DORVAL, QC, June 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to Saint-Jean-Port-Joli,...


Jun 17, 2019, 10:00 ET Roche Diabetes Care unveils a national survey reporting that people living with diabetes deal with a significantly higher level of stress

Roche and mySugr join forces to reduce the stress level of Canadians living with diabetes MONTREAL, June 17, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - To better understand ...


Jun 17, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Teens Learn to Drive Inc. Launches the #LikeYouCare Campaign/

WOODBRIDGE, ON, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Non-profit Teens Learn to Drive Inc. (TL2D) will launch their #LikeYouCare Campaign and PSA at the 407ETR...


Jun 17, 2019, 08:00 ET Canadian Businesses Fail to Prioritize Data Protection and Remain in Denial of the Consequences of a Data Breach: Shred-it Study Confirms

The annual Shred-it Data Protection Report reveals Canadian businesses are overconfident in their approach to information security, yet consumers are ...


Jun 14, 2019, 15:21 ET Health Canada launches consultations to improve the safety of medical devices

New regulations would make it easier for Health Canada to take action to protect the health and safety of Canadians OTTAWA, June 14, 2019 /CNW/ -...