CVE IN CANADA
What Is the Government of Canada Doing to Counter Violent Extremism?
The Government of Canada is working to counter violent extremism through the Counter-terrorism Strategy. Under the strategy, Public Safety Canada is responsible for promoting a coordinated, approach with partner departments and agencies in order to address the issue of violent extremism.
The Government of Canada invests in research in the areas of terrorism and counter-terrorism, such as preventing and countering violent extremism. These investments contribute to building a stronger, multidisciplinary community of scholarship in Canada.
Community Outreach and Engagement
Community outreach and engagement is a vital and multi-faceted component of Canada’s Counter-terrorism Strategy. Connecting with newcomers, young people and local leaders is particularly important, as is engaging Canadian communities in a long-term dialogue on matters related to national security
The Government participates in a number of international meetings that examine the topic of violent extremism. The Government of Canada works tirelessly in cooperation with countries around the world to heighten key national security areas such as border security, and to enhance international cooperation across an array of counter-terrorism efforts.
Building Resilience against Terrorism is the Government of Canada’s Counter-terrorism Strategy. It provides a framework for addressing domestic and international terrorist threats. The Strategy has four elements.