From Public Safety Canada
September 1, 2017
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Today, Nick Whalen, Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, on behalf of the Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness announced over $46,000 in federal funding to the Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (MANAL) under the Communities at Risk: Security Infrastructure Program (SIP).
This funding will support security enhancement work at the MANAL mosque including the installation of entrance and exit gates and posts, fencing, enhancement to windows, as well as monitoring and alarm systems.
Budget 2017 committed additional funding of $5 million over five years in support of SIP. The program helps communities enhance security infrastructure against hate-motivated crimes.
When combined with existing funding, SIP will invest up to $10 million over the next five years. Each year, $2 million will be available to help support not-for-profit organizations make needed security improvements.
Please see https://www.canada.ca/en/public-safety-canada/news/2017/08/government_o… for the complete news release and related info.