Marco Mendicino

Public Safety minister defends RCMP’s refusal to say how Sanderson died in custody

Sep 20, 2022 | 4:35pm

Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino is defending the RCMP’s decision not to release details surrounding the death of the man accused in a mass stabbing rampage in Saskatchewan. Mendicino says he understands the sense of urgency people feel about knowing how Myles Sanderson died after he was arrested on a rural stretch of highway in […]

Feds to Ban Import of Handguns

Aug 5, 2022 | 11:15am

The federal government plans to fast-track a ban on the import of handguns into the country without the approval of Parliament using a regulatory measure that comes into effect in two weeks, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino announced Friday. The change will last until a permanent freeze is passed in Parliament and comes into force. […]

Public Safety Minister talks Bill C-21 during stop in Regina

Jun 2, 2022 | 3:09pm

After the Federal Government announced new legislation to further strengthen gun control in Canada, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino was in Regina. Bill C-21 aims to  Implement a national freeze on handguns to prevent individuals from bringing newly acquired handguns into Canada and buying, selling, and transferring handguns within the country. Taking away the firearms […]

Canada to implement vaccine passports this fall

Aug 11, 2021 | 5:08pm

Canada is moving forward with proof of vaccination for Canadians travelling internationally. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino says Ottawa is working with the provinces to develop consistent credentials, which would likely be digital. He also says the government is also working with other countries to recognize the credentials issued in Canada. Ottawa plans to have this […]