Minister Mendicino to make an announcement about preventing gun and gang violence in Six Nations

Media advisory

July 21, 2022

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, to make an announcement regarding federal support for Indigenous-led initiatives that address gun and gang violence in the communities that make up the Six Nations of the Grand River.

The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Vance Badaway, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Services, Lisa Hepfner, Member of Parliament for Hamilton Mountain, Ontario, and Tim Louis, Member of Parliament for Kitchener—Conestoga, Ontario, will be in attendance.

Following the announcement, Minister Mendicino will take questions from the media.


Friday, July 22, 2022


11:00 a.m. EDT


Seneca Room

Dajoh: Youth and Elders Centre

1738 Fourth Line Road

Ohsweken, 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 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 required, 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.


Audrey Champoux
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Public Safety

Media Relations
Public Safety Canada

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