Minister Mendicino to make an announcement about preventing gun and gang violence in the City of Hamilton

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OTTAWA, ON, Aug. 18, 2022 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, to make an announcement regarding federal support for organizations on the front lines of the fight against gun and gang violence in the City of Hamilton.

He will be joined by the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, and His Worship Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of Hamilton.

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

Date
Friday, August 19, 2022

Time
9:30 a.m. EDT

Location
Westmount Recreation Centre
35 Lynbrook Drive
Hamilton, Ontario

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.

Media and guests are asked to respect local physical distancing guidelines. Participants will be required to share their name and phone number for possible contact tracing. Wearing masks is required, especially when not able to maintain physical distance.

Public health protocols are in effect: please stay home if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed here: About Coronavirus (COVID-19) | Public Health Ontario, practice good hand washing and other hygiene steps, as well as physical distancing.

SOURCE Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada

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