Public Safety Canada

Public Safety Canada ensures coordination across all federal departments and agencies responsible for national security and the safety of Canadians.

Public Safety Canada works with five agencies and three review bodies, united in a single portfolio and all reporting to the same minister. We also work with other levels of government, first responders, community groups, the private sector and other nations.

We are in the process of moving our services and information to

Our current Public Safety Canada website will remain available until the move to is complete.



Securing your new devices: What to think about when buying a new phone or device

2015-12-30 - blog

Tips to protect your mobile devices

Creating Order Out of Chaos: How to Manage Your Digital Life

2015-12-21 - blog

Our dependence on technology sometimes makes it difficult to keep up. Learn how to organize your digital life!


Border strategies

Learn about a variety of border issues such as customs, immigration, refugees and citizenship, and cross-border law enforcement.


Learn about how the correctional system assists offenders with their rehabilitation and safe reintegration into the community through the safe and humane custody and supervision of offenders.


Learn about how we reduce crime focusing on areas such as child abuse and exploitation, contraband tobacco, illicit drugs, economic and financial crime, human trafficking, organized crime and technological crime.

Cyber security

Learn about the potential risks of your online activities and how you can stay safe when you are connected.

Emergency Management

Learn about how you can protect yourself from emergencies and disasters related to all kinds of natural, human-induced and technological hazards.

National security

Learn about how we protect Canadians and their communities, businesses and interests through work in counter-terrorism, critical infrastructure, cyber security and transportation security.


Learn about our law enforcement and policing activities in areas such as aboriginal policing, investigative services, cold cases, forensics, international policing.

Victims of crime

Information and assistance for victims of crime.

What we are doing



What you need to know.


Know the consequences.


Information about Canada's counter-terrorism research and activities.

Corporate information

The Honourable Ralph Goodale

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

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