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2022-05-27 12:31:00 AM

New Brunswick crime prevention project receives $2.4 million in federal funding

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New Brunswick crime prevention project receives $2.4 million in federal funding

A new crime prevention project will work with at-risk Black youth to reduce anti-social behaviours and promote better life choices.

Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino was in attendance for the announcement.“This is a fund that is going to positively impact 200 young Black Canadians between the ages of 12 and 24 through programs and supports that are going to be provided through BLM and through John Howard’s leadership,” said Mendicino.

The minister noted that the development of programs for Youth Outreach will be left up to the John Howard Society.Read more:Here are 4 gun reform policies U.S. advocates say could reduce violence“I would be remiss if I didn’t say Canada is not immune from racism; we’re not immune from hate. I mean, these are not just problems we read about south of the border, we’re not immune from gun violence. We need to do more,” Mendicino said.

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Liberals launch $250M fund to curb gun violence, tackle weapon smuggling Minister of Public Safety Marco Mendicino was in attendance for the announcement.THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Communications Nova Scotia.Posted May 24, 2022 5:40 pm 1:54 Questions remain about proposed changes to New Brunswick public health act WATCH: A bill which allows for changes to the Public Health Act drew a lot of questions from the opposition on Tuesday.Copy article link Copy link As part of sweeping local government reforms that will see many New Brunswick communities amalgamate in January 2023, the provincial government announced proposed names for 77 local governments and 12 rural districts on Wednesday.

“This is a fund that is going to positively impact 200 young Black Canadians between the ages of 12 and 24 through programs and supports that are going to be provided through BLM and through John Howard’s leadership,” said Mendicino. The minister noted that the development of programs for Youth Outreach will be left up to the John Howard Society. Trending Stories Misinformation and conspiracy theories spiral after Texas school shooting Story continues below advertisement Kelderman says demand for affordable housing “far exceeds” supply, with 82 applicants for the 36 available affordable units. Read more: Here are 4 gun reform policies U..S. This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 26, 2022. advocates say could reduce violence “I would be remiss if I didn’t say Canada is not immune from racism; we’re not immune from hate. Local Government and Local Governance Minister Daniel Allain said at a press conference on Wednesday that many of the names staying the same reflects what the residents expressed during public consultations.

I mean, these are not just problems we read about south of the border, we’re not immune from gun violence. We need to do more,” Mendicino said. Story continues below advertisement “We also have to make sure that we prevent crime and gun crime from occurring in the first place, and the way that you do that is by investing in our communities.” Stakeholders on hand for the announcement gave positive reactions to the establishment of the Youth Outreach project. Yusuf Shire is the president of the New Brunswick African Association.” Historian Maurice Basque, who served as a toponymy advisor for the renaming process, said he and fellow advisor Ken Harding attended the public consultations and received many suggestions.

“Families will decide to stay in New Brunswick because they are seeing their children excelling in school, they’re seeing their children being part of programs that are really building them to become excellent men.” .