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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Apr 24, 2019, 16:48 ET Updated Food Recall Warning - GPM brand Pea Shoots recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Product photos are available: http://inspection.gc.ca/eng/1556134617625/1556134619557 OTTAWA, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - The food recall warning issued...


Apr 24, 2019, 15:07 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at the J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport

SYDNEY, NS, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and...


Apr 24, 2019, 12:37 ET Canada joins forces with local communities to better protect residents along Fraser River from flooding

CHILLIWACK, BC, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by...


Apr 24, 2019, 11:35 ET Government of Canada provides $4.7 million to Nova Scotia to combat gun and gang violence

HALIFAX, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Our communities thrive when Canadians feel safe and secure in their neighbourhoods. It is the responsibility of all...


Apr 24, 2019, 10:00 ET /R E P E A T -- MEDIA ADVISORY - The Honourable Joyce Murray, on behalf of Minister Seamus O'Regan, will join the Tsilhqot'in National Government to discuss emergency management/

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Joyce Murray, President of the Treasury Board, Minister of Digital...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:56 ET Significant flooding in New Brunswick: IBC reminds consumers to be on alert

HALIFAX, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) is encouraging residents affected by flooding in New Brunswick to call their...


Apr 24, 2019, 09:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Notice to the media - Government of Canada takes further steps to address the opioid crisis in British Columbia/

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, will announce investments to address the...


Apr 23, 2019, 17:00 ET Health Minister highlights research and innovation projects that help address the opioid crisis

Health Minister visits University of Victoria researchers to learn about progress of drug-checking project VICTORIA, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The...


Apr 23, 2019, 16:04 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - The Honourable Joyce Murray, on behalf of Minister Seamus O'Regan, will join the Tsilhqot'in National Government to discuss emergency management

VANCOUVER, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Please be advised that the Honourable Joyce Murray, President of the Treasury Board, Minister of Digital...


Apr 23, 2019, 14:07 ET Media Advisory - Ministers Blair and Furey to make a funding announcement

OTTAWA, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime...


Apr 23, 2019, 13:32 ET Government of Canada invests $54 million in six public safety projects across Northern Saskatchewan

PRINCE ALBERT, SK, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Community safety – particularly in rural and remote regions facing unique challenges – is a top priority of ...


Apr 20, 2019, 18:22 ET Spring Freshet - The urban agglomeration of Montréal is continuing its work to limit the consequences of possible floods

MONTRÉAL, April 20, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The urban agglomeration of Montréal is continuing its work to secure infrastructures, is redoubling its...


Apr 19, 2019, 23:01 ET Food Recall Warning - GPM brand Pea Shoots recalled due to Listeria monocytogenes

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/2ULuDOY OTTAWA, April 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Golden Pearl Mushrooms Ltd. is recalling GPM brand Pea Shoots...


Apr 19, 2019, 20:28 ET Statement from Minister Goodale regarding Quebec Flooding

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


Apr 19, 2019, 20:24 ET Statement from Minister Goodale regarding New Brunswick Flooding

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


Apr 19, 2019, 16:17 ET Students call on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Act on Gun Control Promise Before Next Election

MONTREAL, April 19, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The student movement, NOT_HERE, which represents 18 student associations and confederation with more than...


Apr 18, 2019, 21:23 ET Food Recall Warning - Kirkland Signature brand Harvest Burger - Veggie Burgers recalled due to possible presence of pieces of metal

Product photos are available at: https://bit.ly/2vdM0bS OTTAWA, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Belmont Meat Products is recalling Kirkland Signature brand...


Apr 18, 2019, 16:58 ET Flooding Risks in Some Areas of Rosemère - The Town Is In Action Mode

ROSEMÈRE, QC, April 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - With the heavy rainfall forecast in the coming days in addition to the melting snow, some parts of...


Apr 18, 2019, 12:15 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends ...


Apr 18, 2019, 11:10 ET Windsor residents to benefit from flood protection initiatives

WINDSOR, ON, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by...


Apr 18, 2019, 09:00 ET Stay clear, stay safe this Easter weekend

Warmer weather means thin ice and higher water levels near generating stations TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - With winter now behind us, many...


Apr 17, 2019, 13:30 ET Kawai Ho is not licensed to conduct insurance business in Ontario

TORONTO, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is warning consumers that Kawai Ho is not licensed to conduct...


Apr 17, 2019, 09:45 ET Nova Scotia residents, businesses and environment to receive better protection from coastal flooding

GRAND PRÉ, NS, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Now more than ever, communities need help adapting to the frequent and intensifying weather events caused by...


Apr 17, 2019, 09:44 ET Government of Canada Announces Funding to Prevent Teen Dating Violence in Rural and Indigenous Communities

Culturally relevant projects will promote healthy relationships and gender equality to students THUNDER BAY, ON, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - It is...


Apr 16, 2019, 17:09 ET Government of Canada investing in safety at Charlo Regional Airport

CHARLO, NB, April 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and...