Public Safety Canada

Public Safety Canada

March 06, 2015 12:51 ET

Statement by the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 6, 2015) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, issued the following statement on the Zehaf-Bibeau video released today by the RCMP.

"Terrorist groups have threatened attacks in Canada for a long time, including prior to our mission against ISIL.

"This video is a stark reminder of how Canadians must remain vigilant against the real threat of terrorism at home and abroad.

"The first duty of any government is to keep its citizens safe. That is why we introduced the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 - to ensure police and our national security agencies have the tools they need to keep Canadians safe."

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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