June 10, 2015
QUÉBEC – Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishermen from Gaspé Peninsula and Lower St.Lawrence fined in recent months for various offences under the Fisheries Act.
The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Robert Sopuck, M.P. for Dauphin-Sawn River-Marquette will make an announcement about upcoming criminal justice legislation.
Today, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay, announced the introduction of legislation aimed at better protecting Canadians and their personal information, by preventing the misuse of genetic information in Canada.
In the October 2013 Speech from the Throne, the Government of Canada committed to taking steps to help prevent discrimination on the basis of genetic testing, to better ensure the safety and protection of Canadians, from the possible misuse of their pe…
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) today congratulates recruits who have completed the Officer Induction Training Program (OITP) at the CBSA College in Rigaud, Quebec. The following individuals were recognized for their academic excellence, leade…
Joey Leyte of Seldom has been convicted under Section 22(7) of the Fishery (General) Regulations for failing to accurately report the amount of gear fished, as well as exceeding his trip limit for Greenland Halibut (Turbot).
The Canadian Human Rights Commission shares the concerns of the Office of the Correctional Investigator (OCI) regarding overuse of administrative segregation, particularly in the case of prisoners with mental illness.
Today, May 28, 2015, Stéphane Grenier and his company 8574251 Canada Inc. appeared at the Laval Court House on tobacco contraband charges.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today the arrests of Phuc Doan Nguyen and Luis Alberto Simas who were featured on the “Wanted by the CBSA” list.
May 25, 2015, Mérida, Mexico – The Honorable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources; Pedro Joaquín-Coldwell, Mexico’s Secretary of Energy; and Ernest J. Moniz, U.S. Secretary of Energy, today announced the establishment of a North American Energy Ministers’ Working Group on Climate Change and Energy.
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay today announced funding of over $230,000 to the Justice Education Society of British Columbia for two innovative projects that will help Canadian families deal with complex issues related …
May 11, 2015 – St-John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Basil Diamond and Gary Hoffe, both of Change Islands, have been convicted on a total of three counts under Section 22(7) of the Fishery (General) Regulations. All three charges relate to a crab pot s…
We would like to congratulate Service Canada’s Integrity Services Branch and the RCMP Federal Operations Unit on their successful collaboration regarding the investigation of an Employment Insurance (EI) fraud scheme committed by Ryan Bear from Burnt C…
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Peter MacKay, issued the following statement to mark Belonging: National Day to End Bullying:
‘Ensuring Accountability’ is more than just the title of the annual report tabled today in the House of Commons by the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Military Police Complaints Commission of Canada (MPCC).
Today, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Peter MacKay launched the call for nominations for the 2015 Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Awards.
The Minister of Justice National Youth Justice Policing Award is presented in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the Canadian Police Association (CPA).
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of March 2015 highlights from the border crossings in southern Manitoba. This sampling underscores the CBSA’s commitment to protecting Canada’s security and prosperity.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of March 2015 highlights from the border crossings in southern Alberta. This sampling underscores the CBSA’s commitment to protecting Canada’s security and prosperity.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is pleased to share a sample of March 2015 highlights from the border crossings in southern Saskatchewan. This sampling underscores the CBSA’s commitment to protecting Canada’s security and prosperity.
Today, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney and Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, David Sweet, highlighted the Royal Assent of the Fairness for the Victims of Violent O…
DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA – Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Maritimes Region announced today that a Lunenburg County man has been convicted and fined a total of $70,000 under the Fisheries Act for failing to provide an accurate hail of fish on board hi…
Today, the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., MP for Delta-Richmond-East and Minister of National Revenue, on behalf of Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, welcomed participants to a federal symposium for the 1…
DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA ¿ Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Maritimes Region announced today that two Yarmouth County men, arrested in 2012 for possessing 6,222 illegal-sized lobsters, were convicted last week and fined a total of $62,500 under the Fisheries Act.
Notes for an address by
The Honourable Peter MacKay, PC, MP
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
Panel Presentation Global Law Summit Session
“Magna Carta and the Development of Law around the World”
Government of Canada Launches 10th Annual National Victims of Crime Awareness Week
Government Actions to Protect Canadians and Recognize the Rights of Victims
Today, Justice Minister and Attorney General Peter MacKay and Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary and MP for Moncton-Dieppe-Riverview, announced that the Tackling Contraband Tobacco Act has now come into force.
The Government has advanced its efforts to combat the trafficking and cross-border smuggling of contraband tobacco by creating a new Criminal Code offence with mandatory minimum penalties of imprisonment for repeat offenders. Many of these offenders ar…
The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, accompanied by Bob Dechert, M.P. for Mississauga-Erindale and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice, will make a funding an…
April 7, 2015 – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Chesley Coish of Hilgrade has been convicted of two counts of fishing in an area not specified in his crab license, a violation of the Fishery (General) Regulations. One occurrence took place in 2012 and the other in 2013.
Ottawa, Ontario, April 2, 2015-The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) today found that the dumping of oil country tubular goods, originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Republic of Indonesia, the Rep…