Public Safety Canada has produced a Regulatory Plan outlining regulatory proposals that it expects to bring forward by 2021. It also identifies public consultation opportunities and a departmental contact point for each regulatory initiative including amendments in the areas of Secure Air Travel, Firearms Records, Corrections and Conditional Release legislation. Its Departmental Plan outlines planned results in: National Security; Community Safety and Emergency Management.

Public Safety Canada - Forward Regulatory Plan 2019-2021

Public Safety Canada – Departmental Plan


Several reports have been produced by Public Safety Canada including on issues related to Youth Gangs and Youth Violence, Bullying and Cyberbullying; Victim issues; Community Engagement; Human Trafficking; Handguns; the National Crime Prevention Strategy; the Effectiveness of Culturally-relevant Treatment for Indigenous Offenders; and others. Below are links to key reports.

Evaluation of the National Crime Prevention Strategy 2017-2018

Meta-analysis of the Effectiveness of Culturally-relevant Treatment for Indigenous Offenders – Research Summary (2017)

Overview of Approaches to Address Bullying & Cyberbullying

Overview of Direct Intervention Approaches to Address Youth Gangs & Youth Violence

Public Safety Canada – Nation Victims Roundtable Report (2017)

Public Safety Canada – Sustainability Study: National Crime Prevention Strategy Programs (2018)

Reducing Violent Crime: A Dialogue on Handguns & Assault-style Firearms – Engagement Summary Report (2018)

Summit on Gun & Gang Violence Summary Report (2018)

The Canada Centre for Community Engagement & Prevention of Violence Report (2018)

The Way Forward to End Human Trafficking (2018)


Federal Budget 2017 committed $10M over five years for the Indigenous Community Corrections Initiative (ICCI) to help close the gaps in services for Indigenous Peoples in the criminal justice system. The ICCI provides contribution funding to March 31, 2022 for projects to support the development of alternatives to incarceration; and/or to provide reintegration support. In addition, link to Canada’s National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS), a strategy intended to tackle crime in order to build stronger, healthier communities, for information on program opportunities.

Public Safety Canada – Indigenous Community Corrections Initiative

National Crime Prevention Strategy


Connect to a public safety tools including Community Safety Tools for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Communities and Violence, Bullying and Abuse Prevention created by the Canadian Red Cross and Public Safety’s Local Adaptations of Crime Prevention Programs for communities.

Toolkit - Crime Prevention: Local Adaptations of Crime Prevention Programs

Canadian Red Cross Community Safety Tools for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Communities

Canadian Red Cross – Violence, Bullying & Abuse Prevention Resources


View a collection of public safety and awareness videos addressing topics such as cyber talk safety and parenting, online safety, identity theft and others.

Services for Victims of Crime

How Cyber Safe are you in the Digital Age?

#CyberTalk – Parenting in the Digital Age

What is Phishing?

How to Protect your Name Online

Online Safety: How do you stack up?

Helping Your Child Stay Safe Online

Stop Hating Online: “Pass it on”

Identity Theft

Don’t Drive High: Eye-Opener

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs – Toronto Police Service

National Information Exchange Model Simplified