Doubled funding and expanded eligibility criteria for the Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program to help protect communities from hate-motivated crimes.
Responded quickly to provincial requests to help deal with flooding, deploying over 2,600 military personnel across Quebec to assist with flood mitigation and recovery efforts.
Supporting BC wildfire evacuees by providing funding to the Canadian Red Cross.
Designated the second Sunday in September as National Firefighters Memorial Day to recognize the brave men and women who have lost their lives to protect others.
Launched the Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence to prevent and combat radicalization to violence.
Keeping Canadians safe by investing $143 million in rail safety, including phasing out older crude oil tank cars and replacing them with new tank cars with enhanced safety features.
Investing to improve mental health care capacity in federal correctional institutions.
Created a more inclusive Firearms Advisory Committee, with representation from women’s groups and public health advocates, as well as law enforcement, and members of the firearm community.
Restoring funding for provinces and territories to support Heavy Urban Search and Rescue teams.
There’s still more work to do:
Introducing the Community Heroes Benefit that will provide support to families of officers who have fallen in the line of duty.
Passing Bill C-46 which will create new and stronger laws to punish those who drive while impaired by drugs or alcohol.
Passing Bill C-45 to protect young people by legalizing, strictly regulating, and restricting access to cannabis. Authorized 50 licensed cannabis producers and implementing an accelerated licensing regime.
Passing Bill C-51, a legislation we introduced to clarify and strengthen sexual assault laws, to ensure that victims of sexual assault, and gender-based violence are treated with the utmost respect.
Passing Bill C-38, our legislation to combat human trafficking and to provide protection to vulnerable people in Canada.
Repeal elements of Bill C-42 to strengthen controls on handguns and assault weapons.
Improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the criminal justice system by improving the use of information technology, exploring sentencing alternatives and bail reform, and creating a unified family court.
Conduct an inventory of all available federal lands and buildings that could be repurposed, and making some of these lands available at low cost, or no cost, for affordable housing.
Passing Bill C-56, our legislation to restrict the use of administrative segregation and create a safe correctional environment that is conducive to inmate rehabilitation.
Creating a comprehensive action plan that will allow Canada to better predict, prepare for, and respond to weather-related emergencies and natural disasters.
Passing Bill C-59, which will strengthen our national security framework to better keep Canadians safe while protecting rights and freedoms, including repealing problematic elements of the former Bill C-51.
Implementing firearms measures that prioritize public safety while ensuring fair treatment for law-abiding firearms owners.