Minister Mendicino and Member of Parliament Lapointe to make an announcement about preventing gun and gang violence in Greater Sudbury

Media advisory

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, and Viviane Lapointe, Member of Parliament for Sudbury to make an announcement regarding federal support for organizations on the front lines of the fight against gun and gang violence in Greater Sudbury.

They will be joined by Marc G. Serré, Member of Parliament for Nickel Belt, and His Worship Brian Bigger, Mayor of Greater Sudbury.

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


Tuesday, August 2, 2022


11:00 a.m. EDT


YMCA Northeastern Ontario

140 Durham Street

Greater Sudbury, 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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