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May 01, 2020, 09:26 ET Media Advisory - Media Technical Briefing on a Firearms Related Announcement

OTTAWA, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend a media technical briefing, with Government of Canada officials, on an announcement related to firearms. The media briefing will ...


Apr 21, 2020, 20:55 ET Statement - Minister Blair on the deaths of two Correctional Service of Canada managers in Nova Scotia shooting

OTTAWA, April 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement regarding the deaths of two Correctional Service...


Apr 20, 2020, 13:02 ET UPDATED WITH TELECONFERENCE LINE AND ROOM NUMBER - Media Advisory - Minister Blair to hold a media availability

OTTAWA, April 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, for a media availability on the recent tragic...


Apr 20, 2020, 11:16 ET Media Advisory - Minister Blair to hold a media availability

OTTAWA, April 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, for a media availability on the recent tragic...


Apr 19, 2020, 20:57 ET Statement - Minister Blair responds to the shooting in Nova Scotia

OTTAWA, April 19, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, has issued the following statement: "Today is a truly heartbreaking day for all of...


Apr 16, 2020, 15:56 ET Statement - Minister Blair responds to inmate death at Mission Institution

OTTAWA, April 16, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement: " Our greatest responsibility is keeping...


Apr 02, 2020, 13:10 ET Government of Canada provides guidance on services and functions deemed essential to Canada's critical infrastructure during COVID-19

OTTAWA, April 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Governments at all levels and the private sector need clear advice when it comes to determining the services and functions that are essential in the context of the...


Mar 06, 2020, 12:29 ET Government of Canada invests in at-risk youth and crime prevention programming in Toronto

SCARBOROUGH, ON, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Many children and youth in vulnerable populations are at risk of becoming involved in criminal activity. The Government of Canada makes it a priority to keep...


Mar 05, 2020, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - Member of Parliament Chen to make a funding announcement

OTTAWA, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join Shaun Chen, Member of Parliament for Scarborough North, on behalf of the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and...


Feb 18, 2020, 12:23 ET Statement - Minister Blair responds to 2019 Fall Report of the Auditor General of Canada

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, Sylvain Ricard, the Auditor General of Canada, tabled his 2019 Fall Report, Respect in the Workplace. The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and...


Feb 18, 2020, 11:53 ET Statement - Minister Blair welcomes the Office of the Correctional Investigator's Annual Report

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement in response to the Office of the Correctional...


Feb 18, 2020, 11:37 ET Latest Annual Report of the Correctional Investigator of Canada Tabled in Parliament

Dr. Zinger Raises Concern about Misconduct and Mistreatment Behind Bars OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the 46th annual report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator was tabled in...


Feb 17, 2020, 17:01 ET NEW TIME - Media Advisory - 2018-19 Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator

OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The Correctional Investigator of Canada, Dr. Ivan Zinger, will hold a news conference to discuss issues in his 2018-19 Annual Report. Date Tuesday, February 18, 2020 NEW ...


Feb 17, 2020, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - 2018-19 Annual Report of the Office of the Correctional Investigator

OTTAWA, Feb. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The Correctional Investigator of Canada, Dr. Ivan Zinger, will hold a news conference to discuss issues in his 2018-19 Annual Report. Date Tuesday, February 18, 2020...


Feb 06, 2020, 11:24 ET Media Advisory - B-roll tour of repatriation facilities for Canadians returning from China

OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Media are invited to send cameras to shoot b-roll of the repatriation facilities set up for Canadians returning from Wuhan, China, due to the novel coronavirus (referred...


Jan 29, 2020, 11:45 ET Launch of New Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries

REGINA, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Public safety personnel are often exposed to traumatic incidents on-the-job, which can put them at risk for post-traumatic stress injuries (PTSI). The Government of...


Jan 27, 2020, 16:32 ET Legislation introduced to establish independent review of the Canada Border Services Agency

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to providing border services that are world class and worthy of the trust of Canadians. Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister...


Jan 21, 2020, 10:17 ET Indigenous People in Federal Custody Surpasses 30% - Correctional Investigator Issues Statement and Challenge

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Dr. Ivan Zinger, issued a news release and supporting information indicating that the number and proportion of Indigenous ...


Jan 19, 2020, 21:19 ET Update on the Government of Canada's efforts to assist with recovery from the winter storm in Newfoundland and Labrador

OTTAWA, Jan. 19, 2020 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada has taken steps to start supporting recovery efforts in Newfoundland and Labrador, following the significant winter storm that hit the Province...


Jan 18, 2020, 21:17 ET Statement from Minister Blair regarding the winter storm in Newfoundland and Labrador

OTTAWA, Jan. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement: "I have received a request from the Province of...


Nov 28, 2019, 18:06 ET Federal Safety, Security and Intelligence Career Fair

OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Recruiters from various federal government departments and agencies will be at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa on November 29, 2019, looking for prospective new employees....


Sep 10, 2019, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Ministers Goodale and Sajjan visit areas impacted by Hurricane Dorian in Halifax/

OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, will visit areas...


Sep 09, 2019, 21:33 ET Media Advisory - Ministers Goodale and Sajjan visit areas impacted by Hurricane Dorian in Halifax

OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, will visit areas...


Sep 07, 2019, 15:23 ET Statement from Minister Goodale regarding Hurricane Dorian

OTTAWA, Sept. 7, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement. "Our thoughts are with all Canadians affected...


Sep 06, 2019, 12:35 ET University of Regina project to address over-representation of Indigenous people in corrections

REGINA, Sept. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to addressing the over-representation of Indigenous people in the criminal justice system. Through the Indigenous Community...