Security Bill C-51 (Anti-terrorism Act, 2015)

Create the Office of the Community Outreach and Counter-radicalization Coordinator.

Liberal Platform Page 53 October 5, 2015
Feb 2019

National Expert Committee on Countering Radicalization to Violence

Public Safety Canada February 25, 2019

The committee will ensure that the Canada Centre's efforts to implement the recently launched National Strategy on Countering Radicalization to Violence will help meet the Strategy's three priorities: building, sharing and using knowledge; addressing radicalization to violence in the online space; and supporting interventions.

Jun 2017

Liberals launch counter-radicalization centre but special adviser to be appointed later

Toronto Star June 26, 2017

The federal government’s long-promised counter-radicalization centre is now open, but the appointment of a special adviser to shape a national strategy could be months away.

The government says the Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence will provide national leadership, co-ordination and support to stop young people from heading down a dark path.

The 2016 budget provided $35 million over five years and $10 million annually thereafter to prevent extremism from taking root.

Feb 2017

Ottawa's anti-radicalization centre to look at all forms of hate including alt-right: Goodale

Global News February 05, 2017

Ottawa's planned national counter-radicalization centre will help root out lone wolf and copycat attackers – no matter what kind of messaging inspires them, said Canada's public safety minister, a week after one man was charged for shooting and killing six Muslim men at a mosque in Quebec City.

The centre will investigate radicalization of all kinds with the goal “to be able to find a way to detect this behaviour better... and then to identify the right ways, with the right people at the right time to intervene in that behaviour, before it leads to tragedy,” Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said in an interview on The West Block.