Minister Mendicino to make an announcement about preventing gun and gang violence in the City of Hamilton

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 the City of Hamilton.

He will be joined by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and His Worship Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of Hamilton.

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

Friday, August 19, 2022

9:30 a.m. EDT

Westmount Recreation Centre
35 Lynbrook Drive
Hamilton, 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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