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

Media advisory


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

He will be joined by the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Quebec Lieutenant.

Following the announcement, Ministers Mendicino and Rodriguez will take questions from the media.


Thursday, August 4, 2022


11:00 a.m EDT


Espace jeunesse
Bibliothèque de Rivière-des-Prairies
9001 Boulevard Perras
Montréal (Québec)

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: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Québec | Gouvernement du Québec (, 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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