Minister Blair to make an announcement regarding the Security Infrastructure Program

Media advisory

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, for an announcement on the results of the last Call for Applications for the Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program (SIP).

He will be joined by the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade.

Following the announcement, Ministers Blair and Ng will take questions from the media.

This event will also be live-streamed via Twitter. Follow-us at @Safety_Canada.



Wednesday, July 21, 2021


9:30 a.m. EDT


Chabad Lubavitch of Markham

83 Green Lane

Thornhill, Ontario

Media representatives who wish to attend the event must arrive at least 15 minutes in advance to sign in and present photo ID and credentials.


Media who wish to participate by phone can dial-in by using the numbers below. Media are encouraged to dial-in 15 minutes before the start of the news conference. Teleconference participants will be able to ask questions.

Participant dial-in numbers: 613-954-9003 / 1-866-206-0153

Access Code: 3000963#


Media and guests are asked to respect local physical distancing guidelines. Participants will be required to share their name and phone number for possible contact tracing. Wearing masks is recommended, especially when not able to maintain physical distance.

Public health protocols are in effect: please stay home if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed here: About Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Public Health Ontario, practice good hand washing and other hygiene steps, as well as physical distancing.


Madeleine Gomery
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Media Relations
Public Safety Canada

Alice Hansen
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade

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