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March 05, 2015 16:56 ET

Statement by the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 5, 2015) - Media are reporting that several Quebec Cabinet Ministers have received envelopes containing suspicious powder substances. Below is a statement on this matter by the Honourable Steven Blaney, P.C., M.P., Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness.

"Envelopes containing suspicious powder substances have been received by some Quebec Members of Parliament.

"The safety of Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament and their staff is a primary concern at all times.

"We thank the Sûreté du Québec and local law-enforcement for their swift response."

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Contact Information

  • Jean-Christophe de Le Rue
    Director of Communications
    Office of the Minister of Public Safety
    and Emergency Preparedness
    613-991-2924

    Media Relations
    Public Safety Canada
    613-991-0657
    media@ps-sp.gc.ca