Public Safety Canada

Public Safety Canada

December 02, 2013 18:18 ET

Statement by Ministers Blaney and Fantino on the Death of Toronto Police Constable John Zivcic

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2013) - The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, issued the following statement:

"Today we join with members of law enforcement agencies across Canada in offering our deepest condolences to family and friends of Constable John Zivcic. Our prayers will be with John and his loved ones in this very difficult time.

"On behalf of all Canadians, we mourn the loss of a young man who slipped away so early in life, while working in the service of his community. His loss is felt by us all; however his legacy will endure.

Contact Information

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

    Joshua Zanin
    Director of Communications
    Hon. Julian Fantino
    T: 613-608-2179