Nova Scotia attacks

Statement from Minister Blair on recent acts of violence in Nova Scotia

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 8:59pm

The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today:

Key Points: 
  • The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, made the following statement today:
    OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - The recent acts of violence in Nova Scotia are unacceptable and I strongly condemn them.
  • The Nova Scotia RCMP have increased their police presence in the affected area each day.
  • More details will be released by the Nova Scotia RCMP and provincial authorities as they become available.
  • I am confident the unacceptable acts of violence will be thoroughly investigated, and the perpetrators will be held to account.