Minister Mendicino to make an announcement to support Akwesasne to counter organized crime

Media advisory

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, as he makes an announcement regarding federal support for Indigenous-led initiatives to help increase community safety in Akwesasne.

He will be joined by Abram Benedict, Grand Chief of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and Shawn Dulude, Chief of Police for the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service. 

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

May 25, 2023

11:30 a.m. EDT

The Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service 
73 Sweetgrass Lane 
Akwesasne, Quebec

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. 


Audrey Champoux
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Public Safety

Media Relations
Public Safety Canada


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