Minister Mendicino travels to British Columbia to discuss new firearms legislation

Media advisory

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, as he speaks about the impact that the Government of Canada’s new firearms legislation will have in British Columbia, as well as federal support for crime prevention and community safety.

He will be joined by Sukh Dhaliwal, Member of Parliament for Surrey - Newton, British Columbia, and Randeep Sarai, Member of Parliament for Surrey Centre, British Columbia.

Following the press conference, Minister Mendicino as well as Members of Parliament Dhaliwal and Sarai will take questions from the media. 


Wednesday, June 1, 2022


1:30 p.m. PDT


Atrium, bâtiment d'ingénierie

10285, promenade Université 

Université Simon Fraser

Surrey (Colombie-Britannique)

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 press conference. Teleconference participants will be able to ask questions.

Participant dial-in numbers: 1-866-805-7923 / 613-960-7518

Access Code: 2106893#

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: Ministry of Health – Province of British Columbia, COVID-19, practice good hand washing and other hygiene steps, as well as physical distancing. 


Audrey Champoux 

Press Secretary 

Office of the Minister of Public Safety 

Media Relations

Public Safety Canada


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