Despite boosted security measures in recent years, MPs say ‘weaknesses’ in systems of support remain
Adapting security resources and supports for MPs is an 'ongoing process' says Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino who has had a death threat. NDP MP Charlie Angus, who had a stalker, says he doesn’t find the resources available to him as an MP to be of much use. Many MPs agree.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks with his security detail on Wellington Street on Sept. 26, 2022. The RCMP is currently experiencing a shortage of special officers in its protection unit. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade