Policing News Releases

  • Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia establish joint public inquiry in response to April tragedy
    October 20, 2020
  • Statement from Minister Blair on recent acts of violence in Nova Scotia
    October 17, 2020
  • Joint Statement on the Withdrawal from the Appointment Process for Public Inquiry Commissioner
    July 31, 2020
  • Statement by Minister Blair of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
    July 28, 2020
  • Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announce joint review of Nova Scotia tragedy
    July 23, 2020
  • Minister Blair responds to the shooting in Nova Scotia
    April 19, 2020
  • Government of Canada provides funding to Nunavut to keep people safe from drug-impaired drivers
    August 27, 2019
  • Government of Canada invests $2 million for Prince Edward Island to tackle drug-impaired driving
    August 6, 2019
  • Government of Canada invests $1.8 million to combat guns and gangs in Newfoundland and Labrador
    August 2, 2019
  • Government of Canada provides $2.7 million to New Brunswick to tackle gun and gang violence
    August 1, 2019
  • Government of Canada invests $11.5 million to keep Quebec’s roads safe from drug-impaired drivers
    July 17, 2019
  • Government of Canada invests $2 million to keep Yukon’s roads safe from drug-impaired drivers
    July 16, 2019
  • RCMP Interim Management Advisory Board members announced by Minister Goodale
    June 5, 2019
  • Reducing violent crime: a dialogue on handguns and assault-style firearms report released
    April 11, 2019
  • Statement by Ministers Goodale and Lametti on the Government Response to Human Trafficking Report
    April 10, 2019
  • No-cost, expedited pardons for cannabis possession
    February 27, 2019
  • Statement from Minister Goodale on RCMP arrests in Kingston
    January 24, 2019
  • Government of Canada provides support to at-risk youth in Surrey to create safer communities
    January 22, 2019
  • New Interim Management Advisory Board to help drive RCMP modernization
    January 16, 2019
  • Government of Canada provides support for at-risk youth in Toronto
    December 20, 2018
  • Appointment of Chairperson of the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the RCMP
    December 14, 2018
  • Government of Canada working with Pride Toronto to improve safety of LGBTQ2 communities
    November 24, 2018
  • Minister Goodale honours fallen police and peace officers
    September 30, 2018
  • Government of Canada engages stakeholders to counter human trafficking
    September 28, 2018
  • Federal funding for Ottawa Police to expand violent extremism intervention program
    July 20, 2018
  • Government of Canada invests in more research to study effects of cannabis on drivers
    July 3, 2018
  • Government of Canada taking steps to prevent and reduce gun and gang violence
    June 19, 2018
  • Minister Goodale informs Canadians of the new RCMP Commissioner's mandate
    May 7, 2018
  • Roundtable on gender and trafficking in persons held in advance of G7 Security Ministers' Meeting
    April 20, 2018
  • Government of Canada provides support to implement the SNAP program nationwide
    April 3, 2018
  • Government of Canada consults allies in fight against online child sexual exploitation
    March 29, 2018
  • Government of Canada announces launch of the RCMP's National Missing Persons DNA Program
    March 12, 2018
  • $291.2 million to be invested in the safety and security of Indigenous communities
    January 10, 2018
  • RCMP commissions long-term study on the impact of stress on police officers
    December 8, 2017
  • Government of Canada announces committee members involved in the selection of new RCMP Commissioner
    November 20, 2017
  • Major new federal funding and summit to tackle gun violence and gang activity
    November 17, 2017
  • Minister Goodale announces funding for the RCMP External Review Committee to expedite review of cases
    October 5, 2017
  • Minister Goodale pays tribute to fallen police and peace officers
    September 24, 2017
  • Statement by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, regarding the death of RCMP Constable Deschenes
    September 13, 2017
  • Government of Canada announces funding for law enforcement in support of cannabis legalization and regulation
    September 8, 2017
  • An update on the process for selecting the new Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
    June 29, 2017
  • Drug Screening Device Pilot Project receives positive reviews from police
    June 6, 2017
  • Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness issues a statement related to harassment in the RCMP
    May 15, 2017
  • Minister Goodale launches National Police Week
    May 15, 2017
  • Government of Canada to increase RCMP pay
    April 5, 2017
  • Statement by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, regarding the death of RCMP Constable Dubuc
    March 7, 2017
  • Pilot project to test use of roadside screening devices for drug-impaired driving
    December 14, 2016
  • Minister Goodale's Statement on the Death of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer
    October 28, 2016
  • Minister Goodale honours fallen police and peace officers
    September 25, 2016
  • The Government of Canada is listening to Indigenous Peoples and the policing community
    September 8, 2016
  • Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness announces the appointment of a Special Advisor
    July 1, 2016
  • Statement by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, regarding the death of an RCMP Officer
    March 17, 2016
  • Government of Canada Introduces Legislation to Create a New RCMP Labour Relations Regime
    March 9, 2016
  • Statement on Review of Harassment in the RCMP
    February 23, 2016
  • Minister Goodale offers condolences following the death of Officer Thierry Leroux in Lac-Simon, Quebec
    February 15, 2016
  • Minister Goodale attends RCMP Youth Leadership Workshop
    February 10, 2016
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on shootings in La Loche, Saskatchewan
    January 22, 2016
  • Government of Canada to introduce RCMP Labour Relations Bill
    December 7, 2015
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada following the swearing-in of the 29th Ministry
    November 4, 2015
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