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Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) Seek Public Assistance-National Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/15 -- The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) is pleased to announce this years National Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day which will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Many police services across Canada will be participating in this event."On Saturday, May 9, 2015, Canada''s police leaders and their services are asking all Canadians to take a moment and clear out their family medicine cabinets. The rising rates of recreational m ...


06.05.2015

Minister Blaney Applauds Public Alerting Public Awareness Campaign

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement:National public alerting represents an important safety system for Canadians. Public alerts are a crucial tool to inform Canadians of life-threatening events, and help them to take action to protect themselves and their families.Federal, provincial and territorial governments in Canada have been working toward a Na ...


31.03.2015

Harper Government Introduces Measures to Help Keep our Streets and Communities Safe by Targeting Repeat Violent Offenders

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/27/15 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, introduced legislation to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act to end statutory release for repeat violent offenders.Under Statutory Release, eligible criminals are released at two thirds of their sentence and serve the last third of their sentence in the community under supervision and subject to conditio ...


27.03.2015

Minister Blaney Applauds the Conviction of Both Individuals Accused in Via Rail Terrorist Plot

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/20/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement after an Ontario Superior Court jury returned guilty verdicts in the trial of two individuals charged with multiple terror-related offences following a foiled train derailment plot."I applaud the jury''s verdict and welcome the court''s decision in this disturbing case. This trial has ...


20.03.2015

Canada and the United States Sign Historic Preclearance Agreement

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/16/15 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney; and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, signed the Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine and Air Transport Preclearance between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America. The Agreement is a major commitment of the Beyond the Border Action Plan issued by Prime M ...


16.03.2015

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Media availability with Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney, and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/15/15 -- Media are invited to attend a press conference with Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney, and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson. A Beyond the Border Action Plan-related announcement will be made, followed by a photo op.(i) Credentialed media wishing to attend must RSVP to Amanda DeGroff at by March 16 at 10:00 am. Media planning to attend must be in ...


15.03.2015

Media Advisory: Media availability with Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney, and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/14/15 -- Media are invited to attend a press conference with Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney, and U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson. A Beyond the Border Action Plan-related announcement will be made, followed by a photo op.(i) Credentialed media wishing to attend must RSVP to Amanda DeGroff at by March 16 at 10:00 am. Media planning to attend must be in ...


14.03.2015

Minister Blaney Issues Statement on Alleged Terrorist Plot

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/11/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement on an alleged terrorist plot in Toronto."I would like to begin by commending the officers of the Canada Border Services Agency for taking action against an individual to prevent what appears to have been plans for a terrorist attack on Canadian soil. I would also like to thank security and law enforcement part ...


11.03.2015

Minister Blaney Issues Statement on Committee Appearances

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/09/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement after his appearance before the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence this afternoon and in advance of the House of Commons'' Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security on Tuesday, March 10th."Today I was before Committee on the Protection of Canada from Terrorists ...


09.03.2015

Statement by the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/06/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement on the Zehaf-Bibeau video released today by the RCMP."Terrorist groups have threatened attacks in Canada for a long time, including prior to our mission against ISIL."This video is a stark reminder of how Canadians must remain vigilant against the real threat of terrorism at home and abroad."The firs ...


06.03.2015

Statement by the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/05/15 -- Media are reporting that several Quebec Cabinet Ministers have received envelopes containing suspicious powder substances. Below is a statement on this matter by the Honourable Steven Blaney, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness."Envelopes containing suspicious powder substances have been received by some Quebec Members of Parliament."The safety of Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament and their staff is a ...


05.03.2015

Minister Blaney Remembers Four RCMP Constables Murdered Near Mayerthorpe, Alberta

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/03/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement on the 10th anniversary of the murder of four RCMP constables near Mayerthorpe, Alberta on March 3, 2005."On this day ten years ago, Canadians across our nation offered their condolences and grieved with the families of RCMP Constables Anthony Gordon, Lionide Johnston, Brock Myrol and Peter Schiemann. These br ...


03.03.2015

Minister Blaney Opens the Second Summit on the Economics of Policing and Community Safety

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/02/15 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, gave the welcoming address at the second Summit on the Economics of Policing and Community Safety: Innovation and Partnerships in Ottawa.Minister Blaney highlighted the many measures that the Harper Government has introduced to better allow law enforcement officials across the country to keep our streets and communitie ...


02.03.2015

Statement From Minister Blaney at Launch of Fraud Prevention Month

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/02/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement to mark the launch of Fraud Prevention Month:"March is Fraud Prevention Month, when Canadians are encouraged to get informed about fraud and how they can protect themselves. Our Government has many resources where Canadians can learn how to recognize, report and stop fraud.This year the theme is Don' ...


02.03.2015

Media Advisory: The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, to Deliver Welcoming Address at the Second Summit on the Economics of Policing and...

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 03/01/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will deliver the welcoming address at the second Summit on the Economics of Policing and Community Safety. He will be joined by the Honourable Yasir Naqvi, Ontario Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, and the Honourable Lise Theriault, Quebec Minister of Public Safety.Media wishing to attend must arrive no later than 8:00 am and are required to ...


01.03.2015

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Condemns Al Shabaab Video

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/22/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement condemning a video released by the terrorist organization Al Shabaab calling for attacks on the West Edmonton Mall, and other shopping centres in the United States and the United Kingdom:"Canada will not be intimidated by threats from any terrorist organization, which is why we are not sitting on the side ...


22.02.2015

Minister Blaney commends CBSA and RCMP on 60th arrest from the ''Wanted by the CBSA'' list

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/20/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement after Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the arrest of Kevin Dwight Scott, who was featured on the "Wanted by the CBSA" list and is inadmissible to Canada."I would like to commend the CBSA and RCMP on the 60th arrest from the ''Wanted by CBSA'' list. The list has ...


20.02.2015

Minister Blaney Attends the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/19/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued a statement following his participation at the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism:"We were all shocked by the horrific terrorist attacks that took place in Canada, Australia, France and Denmark. The greatest responsibility of any government is to ensure the safety and security of its citizens. O ...


20.02.2015

Minister Blaney to Attend White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/18/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced he would attend an international summit in Washington, D.C., Thursday, February 19, to discuss building secure and resilient communities that reject and condemn violent extremism."The international jihadist movement has declared war on Canada and its allies. Individuals returning home after travelling abroad to take part in ...


18.02.2015

Statement by the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on the Terrorist Attack in Copenhagen

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/14/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement on the attack in Copenhagen earlier today:"I am shocked and saddened to hear of the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack at a freedom of speech event held in Copenhagen, Denmark, earlier today. Our Government is monitoring the situation closely. Canada''s thoughts and prayers are with the people of De ...


14.02.2015

Minister Blaney Commends RCMP, CBSA, Halifax Regional Police and Geneva Police Department on Arrests

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/13/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made this statement following arrests in Halifax of three individuals, disrupting a planned attack against the citizens of Halifax."I applaud the excellent work by officers of the RCMP, CBSA, Halifax Regional Police and Geneva Police Department for their diligence and collaboration. These arrests are a great example of the fine work ...


14.02.2015

Harper Government Teaches Chilliwack At-Risk Youth to Lead

CHILLIWACK, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/13/15 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack - Fraser Canyon, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced $1.85 million in federal funding for the crime prevention project Learning to Lead, which will help nearly 200 at-risk youth in Chilliwack, British Columbia.This project is designed to help young people by providing th ...


13.02.2015

Minister Blaney Attends Meeting of Five Country Ministers

LONDON, UNITED-KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 02/06/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued a statement following a meeting with his counterparts from the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and the United States.Continuing the successful co-operation and joint work among the Five Countries on issues of national and cyber security, Ministers discussed a range of national security issues: counter-terrorism, specif ...


06.02.2015

Minister Blaney Meets With his US Counterpart

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 02/05/15 -- Minister Steven Blaney is in London for meetings with international officials where he met with US Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson. Below is a readout for that meeting:Minister Steven Blaney and Secretary Jeh Johnson met today in London, UK on the margins of the Five Country Ministerial, to discuss ways to improve Canada and US national security.Minister Blaney took the opportunity to highlight Bill C-51, the Anti-terrorism Act ...


06.02.2015

Minister Blaney Meets With his UK Counterpart

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 02/05/15 -- Minister Steven Blaney is in London for meetings with international officials where he met with UK Home Secretary Theresa May. Below is a readout for that meeting:Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and Home Secretary Theresa May met today in London, UK on the margins of the Five Country Ministerial to discuss shared national security priorities, such as counter-terrorism, addressing violent extremism, and preventing terrorist travel.Mini ...


06.02.2015

Minister Blaney Commends RCMP, CSIS and Law Enforcement Partners on Terrorism Arrest

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 02/03/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made this statement following an arrest, by the RCMP''s Ottawa Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET), on terrorism-related offences."I commend the RCMP, CSIS and other law enforcement and national security partners for their tireless work and collaboration in keeping Canada safe from the ongoing global terro ...


03.02.2015

Media Advisory: Media Lock-up for important National Security Announcement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/15 -- On Friday, January 30, officials from Public Safety Canada and the Department of Justice will provide a presentation to media on important matters related to national security on background (not for attribution) and take questions from the media. The media lock-up will start at 11:00 a.m. until the designated Public Safety Canada official announces that the embargo is lifted, at approximately 12:30 p.m. Please arrive early to register.Entry is re ...


29.01.2015

Minister Blaney Condemns Threats by ISIL

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/26/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement in response to the online posting of an ISIL audio message calling for attacks in Canada:"The international jihadist movement has declared war on Canada and our allies.That''s why our Government committed the Canadian Armed Forces to the broad international coalition against the so-called Islami ...


26.01.2015

Minister Blaney Addresses U.N. About Global Rise of Anti-Semitism

NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK -- (Marketwired) -- 01/22/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today delivered a statement addressing concerns of a worldwide rise in Anti-Semitism. The speech was delivered at an informal meeting organized in New York by the United Nations General Assembly.Minister Blaney addressed the assembly and delivered the statement to more than 50 UN member states who also participated in the meeting."C ...


22.01.2015

Statement by the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on the Death of RCMP Constable David Wynn

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/21/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today on the death of RCMP Constable David Wynn, who was shot while on duty in St. Albert, Alberta, on Friday, January 16:"On behalf of all Canadians, I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of David Wynn. Constable Wynn made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and ...


21.01.2015

Statement by the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, on the Shooting of RCMP Members in Alberta

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/17/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today regarding the serious injuries sustained by Constable David Wynn and Auxiliary Constable Derek Bond of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) while on duty in St. Albert, AB, overnight on Friday:"My thoughts and prayers are with Constable Wynn and Auxiliary Constable Bond and their families during this difficult time.This i ...


18.01.2015

The Government of Canada Announces Disaster Mitigation Investments and Modernizes Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/16/15 -- Public Safety CanadaThe Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the upcoming National Disaster Mitigation Program to begin April 1, 2015. It will reduce flood-related costs for all levels of government and contribute to establishing conditions for the introduction of a residential flood insurance market in Canada.Minister Blaney also re-affirmed the support of the federal ...


16.01.2015

Minister Blaney Announces Royal Assent of DNA-Based Missing Persons Index Legislation

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/16/15 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness announced that the Harper Government was fulfilling its Economic Action Plan 2014 commitment to create a national DNA-based Missing Persons Index and that this legislation has now received Royal Assent.In October 2014, as part of Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2, the Government introduced legislation that would make it legally possible ...


16.01.2015

Minister Blaney Commends Independent Review of Moncton RCMP Shooting

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/16/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, welcomed the release today in Moncton, New Brunswick, of the Independent Review of the Moncton Shooting that was requested by RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson:"The shootings in Moncton horrified our nation. These were evil acts that resulted in the tragic loss of life of 3 law enforcement officers who will be remembered for their important rol ...


16.01.2015

Ministers Blaney and Mackay Welcome the Supreme Court Refusal to Hear Extradition Case of Suspected Terrorist

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/15/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, made the following statement after a Supreme Court decision not to hear the case of an Edmonton man fighting extradition to the United States to face terrorism and murder charges."We applaud the decision taken by the Supreme Court of Canada. Canada w ...


16.01.2015

Minister Blaney Discusses Terrorism at International Gathering Following Attacks in France

PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 01/11/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, released a statement following an international meeting on the issue of terrorism, in Paris:"The horrific events of this week have saddened and shocked the entire world. The people of France came under attack in an attempt to undermine a core value-one which all democracies hold dear-our freedom of expression. These terrorists have de ...


12.01.2015

Minister Blaney Condemns Video Calling for Attacks

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/11/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made this statement following the online posting of an ISIL video calling for attacks in Canada:"Canada''s security agencies are closely monitoring this situation and have measures in place to address any threats.Canada will not be intimidated and stands firm against terrorists who would threaten our peace, freedom and demo ...


11.01.2015

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Lay Wreath at Charlie Hebdo Headquarters

PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 01/10/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness will lay a wreath in honour of the victims.Date: Saturday, January 10, 2015Time: 3:40 pm (local time)Location:10 rue Nicolas Appert Paris, FranceContacts: Jean Christophe de le Rue Director of Communications Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (613) 797-0671 Media Relations Public Safety 613-991-0657 ...


10.01.2015

Minister Blaney to Attend International Meeting on Terrorism in Paris

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/09/15 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced he would attend an international meeting, Sunday, January 11, on the issue of terrorism as convened by his counterpart, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve. This visit follows this week''s barbaric murders of French journalists and police officers, as well as the shooting and death of hostages at a kosher market ...


09.01.2015

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Offer Condolences at French Consulate

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 01/07/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness will pay respects to the victims of the terrorist attack in Paris at the French consulate in Quebec City today. Media are invited to attend.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety 613-991-0657 ...


07.01.2015

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Announcement

DORVAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 01/05/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness will make an announcement related to the Canada Border Services Agency and Canada''s strong borders.Media are invited to attend.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


05.01.2015

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Announcement

DORVAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 01/04/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness will make an announcement related to the Canada Border Services Agency and Canada''s strong borders.Media are invited to attend.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


04.01.2015

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Announcement

DORVAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 01/02/15 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness will make an announcement related to the Canada Border Services Agency and Canada''s strong borders.Media are invited to attend.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


02.01.2015

Minister Blaney Commends Montreal Police Following Arrest for Hoax Regarding Terrorist Activity

LEVIS, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 12/22/14 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement following the arrest by the Service de police de la Ville de Montreal (SPVM) of an individual who is alleged to have perpetrated a hoax regarding terrorist activity."I commend the efforts of the SPVM for their work to investigate and act on all threats. Ongoing vigilance on the part of our law enforcement organizations is key ...


22.12.2014

Minister Blaney Highlights Royal Assent of Bill to Support Victims of Crime

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/17/14 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford, highlight the Royal Assent of Bill C-483 - An Act to Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (escorted temporary absences).This Private Member''s Bill, introduced by Mr. MacKenzie in March 2013, amends the Corrections and Conditional Release Act ( ...


17.12.2014

Minister Blaney Highlights Canada''s Role in the Global Fight Against Terrorism and Cyber Threats

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, released a statement following a speech today on national security to the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations:"We live in an increasingly global and interconnected world, and as such, we must take a more outward and global view in many domains - and national security is no exception. Of the national security challenges facing our nation, ...


05.12.2014

Statement from Minister Blaney to mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/02/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today to mark the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery:"December 2nd marks the date of the adoption of the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Prostitution of Others. The focus of this day is to eradicate human trafficking, a form of modern-day slavery tha ...


02.12.2014

Minister Blaney Highlights the Coming Into Force of the Enhancing Royal Canadian Mounted Police Accountability Act

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/14 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced the coming into force of the Enhancing Royal Canadian Mounted Police Accountability Act, which provides legislative reforms that will enhance the accountability of the RCMP in its service to Canadians.The Enhancing Royal Canadian Mounted Police Accountability Act builds on the significant modernization activi ...


01.12.2014

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Hold a Media Availability

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will hold a media availability. He will be joined by Bob Paulson, Commissioner of the RCMP, Ian McPhail Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP and Elizabeth Walker, Chair of the RCMP External Review Committee.(i)Important information: Media are asked to sign in at the RCMP National Headquarters Visitor''s Centr ...


01.12.2014

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Hold a Media Availability

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/30/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will hold a media availability. He will be joined by Bob Paulson, Commissioner of the RCMP, Ian McPhail Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP and Elizabeth Walker, Chair of the RCMP External Review Committee.(i)Important information: Media are asked to sign in at the RCMP National Headquarters Visitor''s Centr ...


30.11.2014

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Hold a Media Availability

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/28/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will hold a media availability. He will be joined by Bob Paulson, Commissioner of the RCMP, Ian McPhail Chair of the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP and Elizabeth Walker, Chair of the RCMP External Review Committee.(i)Important information: Media are asked to sign in at the RCMP National Headquarters Visitor''s Centr ...


28.11.2014

Minister Blaney Highlights Bullying Awareness Week

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/17/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today:", which runs from November 16th to 22nd, is an important initiative to draw attention to the serious issue of bullying. Now in its 12th year, the theme for this year is "Stand Up! (to bullying)", which emphasizes the need for all Canadians to speak out against bullying and cyberbullying. Through ...


17.11.2014

Harper Government Helps City of Prince George in Fight Against Crime

PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/12/14 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced $2.4 million in federal funding over five years for the crime prevention project Crime Prevention through the Strengthening of Youth, Families and the Community, which will help children and youth in Prince George, Br ...


12.11.2014

Media Advisory: MP Bob Zimmer to Make an Announcement

PRINCE GEORGE, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 11/11/14 -- Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement on crime prevention.Media are invited to attend.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


11.11.2014

Minister Blaney Discusses Counter-Terrorism With International Counterparts at G-6

PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 11/06/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued a statement following his meeting with G-6 counterparts in Paris."Terrorism is a global concern, and Canada is committed to doing its part to counter this threat with all of the resources at our disposal. Depraved terrorist organizations like ISIL will not deter us from celebrating the values respected by Canadians and our allies. Inst ...


06.11.2014

Minister Blaney to Attend G-6 Meeting of Safety Ministers in Paris

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/05/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, is in Paris, France, where he will represent Canada at the November 6th G-6 Paris meeting, hosted by Bernard Cazeneuve, France''s Minister of the Interior."As recent events have demonstrated, terrorism is a global threat from which Canada is not immune. The threat posed to global security by radicalized individuals travelling for ...


05.11.2014

Minister of Public Safety Responds to Federal Court of Appeal''s Ruling on the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/14 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, responded to the Federal Court of Appeal''s decision related to the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act:"We acknowledge the Court''s ruling.The Federal Court of Appeal decision addresses important aspects of CSIS'' mandate and investigative authorities.For this reason, the Government has introduced Bill C-44, the Pro ...


04.11.2014

Minister Blaney Announces Strengthened Partnership With Canadian Internet Registration Authority to Further Secure Canadian Websites

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/14 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, gave a keynote address at SecureTech 2014, a conference featuring experts from the defense and security domain. Minister Blaney took this opportunity to announce a strengthened partnership between the Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC), Canada''s computer security incident response team, and the ...


04.11.2014

The Government of Canada Updates the Criminal Code List of Terrorist Entities to Include the Jaysh al-Muhajirin wal-Ansar

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/03/14 -- Public Safety CanadaThe Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced that the Government of Canada has added Jaysh al-Muhajirin wal-Ansar to the Criminal Code list of terrorist entities.Jaysh al-Muhajirin wal-Ansar is a jihadist militant group operating primarily in the Aleppo area of northern Syria. It has ties to the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra, both of which are listed ...


03.11.2014

Minister Blaney Highlights Coming-Into-Force of the Safer Witnesses Act

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/01/14 -- Public Safety CanadaThe Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today highlighted the coming-into-force of the Safer Witnesses Act, which amends the federal Witness Protection Program Act, by making it more effective and secure.The Safer Witnesses Act improves the federal Witness Protection Program by enhancing its interaction with provincial, territorial and municipal witness protection ...


01.11.2014

Statement From Minister Blaney

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/31/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement in reaction to the sentence rendered by the Court of Queen''s Bench in New Brunswick."Our thoughts and prayers remain with the families of RCMP Constables Douglas Larche, Dave Ross, and Fabrice Gevaudan - heroes whose lives were taken in cold blood.Our Government passed measures to allow for consecutive periods of parol ...


31.10.2014

The Government of Canada Introduces Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/27/14 -- Public Safety CanadaThe Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced that the Government of Canada has introduced the Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act to better protect Canadians.Terrorism remains a serious threat to Canada and Canadian interests. The nature of this threat continues to be apparent both abroad and at home. Abroad, the public and direct threat issued by t ...


27.10.2014

Harper Government Follows Through on Commitment to Establish DNA-Based Missing Persons Index

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/27/14 -- Public Safety CanadaThe Government of Canada has taken action to fulfill an Economic Action Plan 2014 commitment by introducing legislation that will enable the creation of a DNA-based Missing Persons Index (MPI). The MPI will be one of five new indices created in the RCMP''s National DNA Data Bank. These indices will be valuable new tools for investigating missing persons, unidentified remains and criminal cases, and will supplement the ...


27.10.2014

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Announcement Related to Missing Persons

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/27/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement related to missing persons.Media who wish to attend must register on site and obtain accreditation by presenting press identification or a letter of assignment on official letterhead.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada ...


27.10.2014

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Announcement Related to Missing Persons

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/26/14 -- This document corrects and replaces the Media Advisory that was sent Friday Oct. 24, 2014 at 4:58 PM ET.The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement related to missing persons.Media who wish to attend must register on site and obtain accreditation by presenting press identification or a letter of assignment on official letterhead.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the ...


26.10.2014

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Announcement Related to Missing Persons

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/24/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement related to missing persons. The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, and Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orleans will also be in attendance.Media who wish to attend must register on site and obtain accreditation by presenting press identification or a letter of assignment on official letterh ...


24.10.2014

Media Advisory : Minister Blaney and Minister Theriault to Address the Media Following the Horrible Events at St-Jean-sur-Richelieu

ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Lise Theriault Quebec''s Public Security Minister and Deputy Premier, will visit the St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Police Station and address the media.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety 613-991-0657 ...


21.10.2014

Harper Government of Canada Helps Kamloops in Fight Against Crime

KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/14 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced $2.8 million in federal funding over five years for Project Venture Kamloops, a crime prevention project that will help Aboriginal youth in the Kamloops area.This project is designed to help Aboriginal children and youth reconnect with thei ...


16.10.2014

The Government of Canada to Introduce Changes to CSIS Act

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/14 -- Public Safety CanadaThe Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced that the Government of Canada intends to introduce legislative changes to the CSIS Act.The threats to Canada''s security have changed dramatically since the passage of the CSIS Act in 1984. The threat from terrorism is now more complex and diffuse. Now, more than ever, a radical individual or group o ...


16.10.2014

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Important Announcement

BANFF, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/16/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement related to Canada''s national security.He will be joined by:- Andy Ellis, CSIS Assistant Director of Operations- Janice Armstrong, RCMP Deputy CommissionerA media availability will follow.Media who wish to attend must register on site (south entrance) and obtain accreditation by presenting press identification ...


16.10.2014

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Important Announcement

BANFF, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement related to Canada''s national security.He will be joined by:- Andy Ellis, CSIS Assistant Director of Operations- Janice Armstrong, RCMP Deputy CommissionerA media availability will follow.Media who wish to attend must register on site (south entrance) and obtain accreditation by presenting press identification ...


16.10.2014

Media Advisory: MP McLeod to Make an Announcement

KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/14 -- Cathy McLeod, Member of Parliament for Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement on crime prevention.Media are invited to attend.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


15.10.2014

Minister Blaney Highlights the Importance of Collaboration at Earthquake Symposium

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/15/14 -- Public Safety CanadaSpeaking at the Insurance Bureau of Canada event, "Preparing Canada for an Earthquake - a National Conversation", the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, called on all levels of government, industry, academics and the public to work together on earthquake preparedness strategies.Preparing for an earthquake means acting now to build resilient c ...


15.10.2014

Government of Canada Announces the New Chairperson of the RCMP External Review Committee

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/10/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the appointment of Ms. Elizabeth Walker as the new Chairperson of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) External Review Committee (ERC)."On behalf of the Government of Canada, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Elizabeth Walker as the new Chairperson for the RCMP External Review Committee. The appointment takes effect October 14 ...


10.10.2014

Minister Blaney highlights International Day for Disaster Reduction

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/10/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today acknowledging the United Nation''s International Day for Disaster Reduction."The International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) highlights the importance of including all members of society in taking action to reduce the risk of disasters."The theme for this year''s IDDR is ''Resilience is ...


10.10.2014

Harper Government Announces Common Sense Firearms Measures for Law-Abiding Firearms Owners

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/14 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, introduced the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act. This bill meets the Government''s objective to cut red tape for law-abiding firearms owners and provide safe and simple firearms policies.Changes to the Criminal Code and the classification regime would enable the Government to take steps to ensure the rights of lawful firearms owners are respecte ...


07.10.2014

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Important Announcement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/07/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement regarding firearms licensing.Media are invited to attend.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


07.10.2014

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Make an Important Announcement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/06/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement regarding firearms licensing.Media are invited to attend.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


06.10.2014

Minister Blaney Launches Cyber Security Awareness Month at Cyber Conference

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/03/14 -- Public Safety CanadaThe Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today launched Cyber Security Awareness Month and encouraged Canadians to learn more about staying safe online.During Cyber Security Awareness Month, which is held every October in Canada and the United States, Canadians are reminded how to protect themselves and to guard against cyber threats. At the heart of these efforts is , Canada' ...


03.10.2014

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Deliver Keynote Address at Cyber Security Conference

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness will be giving a speech at Algonquin College''s Cyber Security Day conference.A media availability will follow.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


02.10.2014

Minister Blaney highlights Fire Prevention Week

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/02/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today, recognizing Fire Prevention Week."His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor-General of Canada, has declared October 5 -11, 2014 as Fire Prevention Week. This year''s theme is "Working smoke alarms save lives - Test yours every month!"All Canadians have a responsibility to keep their fa ...


02.10.2014

Minister Blaney Shares Tips During Cyber Security Awareness Month

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/01/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, released the following on the first day of Cyber Security Awareness Month."October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and I would like to remind Canadians of the importance of online safety.There are five things you can do right now to stay cyber safe.Learn more about how to protect your family, your business and yourself at and follow us on social media.Than ...


01.10.2014

Minister Blaney and Secretary Johnson discuss National Security

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/30/14 -- Public Safety CanadaToday, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, met with his United States counterpart, the Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, to discuss security issues of mutual interest including countering violent extremism and protecting shared borders.The Minister and Secretary talked about how conflicts abroad continue to shape the nature of the terrorist threat fo ...


30.09.2014

Harper Government Honours Canada''s Fallen Police and Peace Officers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement today to mark the Canadian Police and Peace Officers'' 37th Annual Memorial Service."It is with deep gratitude that - on behalf of the Government of Canada and all Canadians -I pay tribute to the Canadian police and peace officers whose profound commitment to the safety and wellbeing of their fellow Canadians led them t ...


28.09.2014

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Speak at the Canadian Police and Peace Officers'' 37th Annual Memorial Service

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/28/14 -- Media are invited to attend the Canadian Police and Peace Officers'' 37th Annual Memorial Service. The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will deliver opening remarks.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


28.09.2014

Minister Blaney Speaks at Annual Freedom Walk to Tackle Human Trafficking

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/27/14 -- Public Safety CanadaThe Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today highlighted our Government''s action to combat human trafficking while speaking to participants of the (free-them) Freedom Walk. The Freedom Walk is an annual activity that raises awareness and funds to fight human trafficking in Canada and promotes collaboration and action among anti-human trafficking partners.Our Government has ...


27.09.2014

REMINDER/Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Speak at the (free them) Freedom Walk

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/27/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will speak with participants at the (free them) Freedom Walk, an annual event to raise awareness on human trafficking.Media availability will follow.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety 613-991-0657 ...


27.09.2014

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Speak at the Canadian Police and Peace Officers'' 37th Annual Memorial Service

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/26/14 -- Media are invited to attend the Canadian Police and Peace Officers'' 37th Annual Memorial Service. The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will deliver opening remarks.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety Canada 613-991-0657 ...


26.09.2014

Media Advisory: Minister Blaney to Speak at the (free them) Freedom Walk

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/26/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will speak with participants at the (free them) Freedom Walk, an annual event to raise awareness on human trafficking.Media availability will follow.Contacts: Jason Tamming Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 613-991-2924 Media Relations Public Safety 613-991-0657 ...


26.09.2014

Statement: Minister Blaney Visits Israel to Highlight Co-operation on National Security and Cyber Protection

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/19/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada''s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement after returning from a visit to Israel and the West Bank where he spoke at Israel''s Fourth Annual International Cyber Security Conference and met with senior Israel and Palestinian officials on public safety matters of mutual interest."During my visit to Israel, I attended a major cyber conference i ...


19.09.2014

Minister Blaney Issues a Statement on Guilty Plea and Sentence on Terrorist Charges

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/17/14 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued a statement regarding the case of Hiva Mohammad Alizadeh, who pleaded guilty today to making or having in his possession an explosive substance with intent to endanger life or cause serious damage to property, for the benefit of a terrorist group. Mr. Alizadeh has been sentenced to 24 years in federal prison."As we see every day in the media, the terror ...


17.09.2014

Minister Blaney Commends Canada Border Services Agency on the 50Th Arrest from "Wanted by the CBSA List"

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/16/13 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement after Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the arrest of Nashir Ahmed Heydir in Vancouver, BC. Heydir is inadmissible to Canada for serious criminality for having been convicted of an offence outside of Canada that, if committed in Canada, would constitute a Canadian offence. He was convicted of 1st degree criminal sexual co ...


16.12.2013

Minister Blaney Congratulates Public Safety Canada and Canada Border Services Agency on their 10th Anniversary

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/12/13 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today, on the occasion of the 10th anniversaries of the Canada Border Services Agency and Public Safety Canada, the department created to ensure coordination across federal departments and agencies responsible for national security and the safety of Canadians."I am very pleased to mark the 10th anniversaries of Public Safety Canada ...


12.12.2013

Public Safety Canada Marks its Tenth Anniversary

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/12/13 -- Today the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, marked the tenth anniversary of Public Safety Canada, the department created to ensure coordination across federal departments and agencies responsible for national security and the safety of Canadians."The world has changed a great deal these past ten years, with a range of issues from natural disasters to violent extremism evolving and requiring more c ...


12.12.2013

Minister Blaney Announces a Special RCMP Enforcement Team to Combat Human Trafficking

MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 12/09/13 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today reaffirmed the Government's commitment to the fight against human trafficking by announcing an RCMP enforcement team focused on human trafficking, and releasing the 2012-2013 Annual Report on Progress of the National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking. The Report outlines the progress made on the National Action Plan commitments since it was launch ...


09.12.2013

Statement from Minister Blaney on National Safe Driving Week

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/03/13 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today issued the following statement to mark National Safe Driving Week and the launch of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's (RCMP) national impaired driving enforcement campaign."December 1-7 is National Safe Driving Week in Canada. Each year thousands of Canadians are killed or injured on our roadways, needlessly destroying lives and causing grief to f ...


03.12.2013

Minister Blaney Commends Toronto's Integrated National Security Enforcement Team on National Security Arrest

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/01/13 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement after the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Toronto Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police detailed circumstances leading to the arrest of Qing Quentin Huang charged with offenses under the Security of Information Act."I would like to commend Toronto's Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (INSET) on t ...


01.12.2013

Canada's Performance on Implementation of Beyond the Border Initiatives

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/29/13 -- Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, released Canada's Beyond the Border horizontal performance report. This report, which is released on behalf of all participating departments and agencies, provides details on work carried out by Canada between December 7, 2011, and March 31, 2013, to implement the Beyond the Border Action Plan."Our Government is committed to increasing Canada' ...


29.11.2013

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE/Minister Blaney Discusses Terrorism with World's Top Security Thinkers and Decision-Makers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/25/13 -- This document corrects and replaces the release that was sent Nov. 25, 2013 at 10:22 AM EST.The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, released a statement following a plenary discussion on terrorism and radicalization to violence at the Halifax International Security Forum yesterday:"The Halifax International Security Forum is a premier gathering place to discuss global security issues. I joined many ...


25.11.2013

Minister Blaney Discusses Terrorism with World's Top Security Thinkers and Decision-Makers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/25/13 -- The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, released a statement following a plenary discussion on terrorism and radicalization to violence at the Halifax International Security Forum today:"The Halifax International Security Forum is a premier gathering place to discuss global security issues. I joined many prominent thinkers and decision-makers to consider the implications of terrorism and the concern ...


25.11.2013



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