Bill Blair

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Bill Blair said : "The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can't continue" External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can’t continue” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can’t continue” External link

therepublic Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can't continue" External link

eagletribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can't continue" External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can’t continue” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these real disruptions and the barricades is untenable. It can't continue, it cannot persist. It's absolutely essential that those barricades come down and that rail service be resumed," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these real disruptions and the barricades is untenable. It can't continue, it cannot persist. It's absolutely essential that those barricades come down and that rail service be resumed," External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We are not in any way compromising our commitment to the reconciliation agenda, but at the same time, the impact of these rail disruptions and the barricades is untenable, it can't continue, it cannot persist, it's absolutely essential that those barricades come down and that rail service be resumed," External link

barrie Monday, February 24, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these real disruptions and the barricades is untenable. It can't continue, it cannot persist. It's absolutely essential that those barricades come down and that rail service be resumed," External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” “It can’t be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably” External link

citynews-ca Monday, February 24, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” “It can’t be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably” External link

680news Monday, February 24, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable," "It can't be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably" External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable," "It can't be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably" External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I don't believe personally that it's ever appropriate to put armed services up against Canadians in any part of Canada," External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” “It can't be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably” External link

cp24 Monday, February 24, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable," "It can't be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably" External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I don't believe personally that it's ever appropriate to put armed services up against Canadians in any part of Canada," External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” External link

barrie Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” External link

ctvnews Sunday, February 23, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "He said that the injunctions that exist should be obeyed. He did not give direction to the police to enforce this," "Governments don't give the police direction. Police are informed by the law, by the courts, by their policies and by their procedures" External link

CBC Sunday, February 23, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "There have been discussions with hereditary chiefs who have been willing to speak to us, and actually that has been very productive," External link

CBC Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do. We're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do. We're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Saturday, February 22, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do. We're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do. We're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” “We have met the condition that those who are on the barricades had said was important to them before they would change their posture, and that work has been done, and I think quite appropriately” External link

theepochtimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do, we're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The RCMP — I think in a very appropriate pursuit of less confrontation and in the goal of peacekeeping — have agreed to continue to serve the area but by locating their people in a nearby town, which is entirely their decision but I think the right one," External link

barrie Friday, February 21, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm hoping that… the condition that the people said was the reason for the barricades has now been met," "I think now the circumstances are such that those barricades should come down… now it's time to move forward" External link

barrie Friday, February 21, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “They are changing their profile on the property,” “I think the RCMP have made a very sound operational decision based on the current circumstances” External link

thewhig Friday, February 21, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We have met the condition that those who were on the barricades had said was important to them before they would change their posture,” “It is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I’m very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised” External link

thewhig Friday, February 21, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They are changing their profile on the property," "I think the RCMP have made a very sound operational decision based on the current circumstances" External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They've asked for a commitment from the hereditary chiefs that the road will remain free of obstruction and it is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "It is their responsibility to enforce the injunctions that are obtained," "But I also know those police services, and they are dedicated to finding the most peaceful way to respond to these conflicts" External link

thespec Friday, February 21, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” “We have met the condition that those who are on the barricades had said was important to them before they would change their posture, and that work has been done, and I think quite appropriately” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 21, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They are changing their profile on the property," "I think the RCMP have made a very sound operational decision based on the current circumstances" External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They've asked for a commitment from the hereditary chiefs that the road will remain free of obstruction and it is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I always advocate for adherence to the rule of law and peaceful resolution of these disputes and we'll continue to support that," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They are changing their profile on the property," "I think the RCMP have made a very sound operational decision based on the current circumstances" External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They've asked for a commitment from the hereditary chiefs that the road will remain free of obstruction and it is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The RCMP— I think in a very appropriate pursuit of less confrontation and in the goal of peacekeeping—have agreed to continue to serve the area but by locating their people in a nearby town, which is entirely their decision but I think the right one," External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm hoping that… the condition that the people said was the reason for the barricades has now been met," "I think now the circumstances are such that those barricades should come down… now it's time to move forward" External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The RCMP— I think in a very appropriate pursuit of less confrontation and in the goal of peacekeeping—have agreed to continue to serve the area but by locating their people in a nearby town, which is entirely their decision but I think the right one," External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm hoping that… the condition that the people said was the reason for the barricades has now been met," "I think now the circumstances are such that those barricades should come down… now it's time to move forward" External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The RCMP— I think in a very appropriate pursuit of less confrontation and in the goal of peacekeeping—have agreed to continue to serve the area but by locating their people in a nearby town, which is entirely their decision but I think the right one," External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

680news Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They've asked for a commitment from the hereditary chiefs that the road will remain free of obstruction and it is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm reluctant to put a deadline to something because I find that's not a very effective means of negotiation," External link

thespec Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “Federal corrections is currently in a period of rapid transformation – over the coming months and years, I expect the CSC and the OCI (office of the correctional investigator) to continue to work together to resolve correctional matters and ensure that we are serving all Canadians to the very best of our ability,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : “Although the security concerns are very significant, we also want to make sure that we give full consideration to what is best for Canadians, what is best for the industry environment, best for our relationships with our allies and partners,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 14, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I share the mayor’s urgency,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I want to make sure we’ve done everything possible to keep this summer safe,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

thespec Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There's always a turnover of personnel in that important function, but we maintain very high standards for the people that are appointed. They are trained in their work," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 29, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I tell you, there's a complexity in the work we are doing," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We have listened very clearly to Canadians and we are going to eliminate the presence of weapons from our society that were designed to kill people," "However, that is not all we are going to do. We are going to strengthen the law with respect to securing our borders, we are going to strengthen our laws to prevent the theft of handguns that get into the hands of criminals, and we are going to strengthen our laws to deter criminal diversion of handguns" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

thespec Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I will tell you I think it’s very important that we get the two Michaels back but it’s not directly tied to that” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

barrie Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I know this is an issue of discussion for many Canadians," "Discussions are taking place between our security officials in the RCMP and security officials in the U.K. as it relates to security obligations and how most appropriately to cover these security costs" External link

news-am Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I know this is an issue of discussion for many Canadians," "Discussions are taking place between our security officials in the RCMP and security officials in the U.K. as it relates to security obligations and how most appropriately to cover these security costs" External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There have been no decisions at this time. The ongoing security and threat assessments are taking place," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

barrie Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The conversation that we'll have with our Five Eyes partners is important, but my first and only real priority is the safety and security of Canadians and the security of our digital environment," "That's what we're focused on and those are the issues which will inform our decision" External link

CBC Saturday, January 25, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

ctvnews Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “protecting the public is the top concern in all decisions made by the Parole Board” External link

montrealgazette Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

timescolonist Friday, January 24, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

barrie Friday, January 24, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

timescolonist Friday, January 24, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I can tell you, right now, we are not engaged in providing those security services," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair acknowledged : “a number of other significant economic and even geopolitical considerations” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The Government Operations Centre has staff working to coordinate the federal response to the situation in Newfoundland and Labrador," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "Their position as internationally protected persons has therefore changed. There is an assessment done by our officials who have a responsibility to maintain safety for people who are vulnerable within our society. And so, that work is ongoing but that has not yet been resolved," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We will continue to work with telecommunication service providers and the vendors through this collaborative program to mitigate the security concerns,” “We will examine all security, economic and global considerations when making this determination” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, January 2, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We will continue to work with telecommunication service providers and the vendors through this collaborative program to mitigate the security concerns,” “We will examine all security, economic and global considerations when making this determination” External link

680news Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We will continue to work with telecommunication service providers and the vendors through this collaborative program to mitigate the security concerns," "We will examine all security, economic and global considerations when making this determination" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Bill Blair ) : "Minister Blair said that the email sent by a Transport Canada employee a decade ago was racist and unacceptable," External link

CBC Sunday, December 22, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We are grateful for the patience and understanding of those affected in the meantime," External link

CBC Sunday, December 22, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Bill Blair ) : "Minister Blair said that the email sent by a Transport Canada employee a decade ago was racist and unacceptable," External link

CBC Friday, December 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We are grateful for the patience and understanding of those affected in the meantime," External link

CBC Friday, December 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "While it's entirely inappropriate to speak of a particular company, a very thorough examination of the associated security and economic considerations in the 5G decision is well underway," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "At no point has he ever been involved with the administration of the organization or its programs, nor does he has a formal role," External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I don't have a specific timetable at this time," External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I think there are some complex economic and security issues that need to be addressed," External link

CBC Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We have made a commitment to strengthen gun laws in Canada," "There is a sense of urgency" External link

CBC Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "If people are pursuing their claims in the United States, we wanted them to understand that they should stay there, because that's a safe place, and to pursue their claim in that place," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "As I travelled across Canada I met a lot of very responsible handgun owners who are incredibly careful about acquiring the guns legally, storing them securely, and using them responsibly," External link

barrie Sunday, September 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Justin Trudeau ) : "I've worked with Justin Trudeau for the last four years. I don't know a man more committed to social equity, to equality, to fighting racism and to promoting the diversity of this country," "I think the events of the last few days just deepens our resolve to do better. We're going to continue to work hard to end institutional racism, to fight racism and to make Canada a country that is fair and equitable to all" External link

barrie Sunday, September 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "That weapon was designed for — and has always been intended for — the killing of enemy combatants. It is not a toy," External link

CBC Friday, September 20, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “As the chair of the all-party Parliamentary Spouses Association for the past three years, Minister Blair’s wife has helped organize and host foreign guests, dignitaries and their spouses while they are in Ottawa,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Unfortunately, we have recently seen across the country, and in particular in the Greater Toronto Area, an increase of violent gun crime and gang activity," External link

CBC Sunday, September 1, 2019 10:52:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The Government of Canada is committed to a collaborative approach with all of our partners to better protect Canadians from the threats posed by gun and gang violence,” External link

cornwallseawaynews Saturday, August 31, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “This is significant new funding and will focus on prevention, intervention, enforcement and prosecution in relation to gun and gang violence in communities,” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “Nobody should have to live in fear and we will also continue supporting local community groups to provide at-risk youth with opportunities to live meaningful lives while rejecting a life of crime” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "We both acknowledge that this is a complicated situation. But there's no reason why it can't be solved," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There are some weapons, quite frankly, in my opinion, that are so dangerous that there really is no place in a safe and civil society for them, and I think there are measures we can take to make those guns just generally unacceptable and inaccessible," External link

CBC Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We will continue to support prevention, gang exit and enforcement initiatives, while addressing social and economic issues like housing and employment to create opportunities for young Canadians. Today’s funding contribution will provide needed supports to help the City of Toronto and Toronto police prevent further gun violence, to help keep every corner of the city safe,” External link

barrie Monday, August 12, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There's no one simple solution. There's a thousand things we must do and we must do them all well," External link

CBC Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "If (consumers) buy it on the street that's a crapshoot, that can't be allowed to continue," External link

barrie Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The only legal quality-controlled source of cannabis in Canada is through provincially or territorially authorized distributors and retailers or federally licensed sellers that have the authorization of their health care practitioner to access cannabis for medical purposes," External link

CBC Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “It’s at about 40 (people crossing the border) a day, and for a country of Canada’s size, with a 9,000-km border, that’s 40 for the whole country,” “It’s still not ideal, and we’re still working hard to manage it, but it’s a significant improvement and it has brought the current movement of people into Canada within manageable levels” External link

montrealgazette Friday, July 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “Marijuana production and trafficking is the easiest money organized crime ever made in this country,” External link

montrealgazette Friday, July 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “With the notable exception of Ontario, the rest of the country has made steady progress in displacing the illicit market with licenced and regulated retail stores,” External link

globalnews Friday, July 5, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The data is clear: there remains enough supply to meet and exceed combined retail sales,” External link

globalnews Friday, July 5, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "With the notable exception of Ontario, the rest of the country has made steady progress in displacing the illicit market with licensed and regulated retail stores," External link

CBC Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "the data is clear: there remains enough supply to meet and exceed combined retail sales" External link

CBC Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair added : "After months of blaming an inept approach on a non-existent supply shortage, the Ontario government finally issued a limited number of licenses using a lottery scheme in April," "It appears that they have finally resolved their issues of mismanagement and are prepared to move forward. We wish them every success" External link

CBC Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “Some of this would require regulatory and legislative change,” “And I think it’s important not only to do the right thing, but to take the time to do it right” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, June 18, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I think there are measures we can take to make those guns just generally unacceptable and inaccessible,” External link

cknw Tuesday, June 18, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "If [consumers] buy it on the street that's a crapshoot, that can't be allowed to continue," External link

barrie Saturday, June 15, 2019 5:50:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The Government of Canada is taking action to invest in the integrity of our border and asylum system," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 12, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There's a right way to come to the country to seek asylum and/or to seek to immigrate to this country, and we're trying to encourage people to use the appropriate channels and to disincentivize people from doing it improperly," External link

CBC Friday, June 7, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair ajouté : «Nous avons établi un échéancier assez serré, un échéancier rigoureux, mais le défi est important, et tout le monde travaille très fort pour y arriver» External link

lapresse-CA Friday, September 15, 2017 5:22:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair ajouté : «Il est très difficile de détecter la conduite avec facultés affaiblies par la marijuana et d’autres substances, c’est une préoccupation très légitime» External link

lactualite Tuesday, October 4, 2016 1:26:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair dit : «Bien honnêtement, jusqu’à ce que ces lois soient abrogées par le Parlement par le processus approprié, (les lois) devaient être maintenues et respectées» External link

lactualite Monday, June 13, 2016 9:02:00 AM EAT



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Tony Bernardo said ( about Bill Blair ) : "When the rumour came out that Blair was going to ban the AR-15, there was a huge run on people buying them," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Doug Schweitzer said ( about Bill Blair ) : "It compounds the frustration levels and it's legitimate. Many of these communities just feel as though they've been left behind," "One of the messages that I sent when I met with Minister Lametti and Minister (Bill) Blair in Ottawa in December was that if you want to help tackle western alienation, help make sure people feel safe. Help make sure that people feel as though the justice system is working for them and that we can address rural crime" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Don Morgan said ( about Bill Blair ) : “We’ve got some discussion taking place with [Public Safety Minister Bill Blair’s] federal office, saying is there any information the Canadian Border Services Agency or the RCMP or the federal government could give us that would help us if an individual came into the country with a criminal record that we should know about,” External link

globalnews Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Bill Blair ) : "Minister Blair said that the email sent by a Transport Canada employee a decade ago was racist and unacceptable," External link

CBC Sunday, December 22, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Bill Blair ) : "Minister Blair said that the email sent by a Transport Canada employee a decade ago was racist and unacceptable," External link

CBC Friday, December 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

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Bill Blair said : "The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can't continue" External link

beaumontenterprise Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:12:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can’t continue” External link

dailyjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can’t continue” External link

therepublic Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can't continue" External link

eagletribune Tuesday, February 25, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can't continue" External link

ABCnews Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The impact of these rail disruptions is untenable. It can’t continue” External link

WashingtonPost Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these real disruptions and the barricades is untenable. It can't continue, it cannot persist. It's absolutely essential that those barricades come down and that rail service be resumed," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these real disruptions and the barricades is untenable. It can't continue, it cannot persist. It's absolutely essential that those barricades come down and that rail service be resumed," External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We are not in any way compromising our commitment to the reconciliation agenda, but at the same time, the impact of these rail disruptions and the barricades is untenable, it can't continue, it cannot persist, it's absolutely essential that those barricades come down and that rail service be resumed," External link

barrie Monday, February 24, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The impact of these real disruptions and the barricades is untenable. It can't continue, it cannot persist. It's absolutely essential that those barricades come down and that rail service be resumed," External link

CBC Monday, February 24, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” “It can’t be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably” External link

citynews-ca Monday, February 24, 2020 9:11:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” “It can’t be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably” External link

680news Monday, February 24, 2020 7:42:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable," "It can't be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably" External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable," "It can't be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably" External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I don't believe personally that it's ever appropriate to put armed services up against Canadians in any part of Canada," External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 5:06:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” “It can't be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably” External link

cp24 Monday, February 24, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution, because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable," "It can't be maintained because of the harm that it is causing and so we have confidence in the police to do the job peaceably" External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I don't believe personally that it's ever appropriate to put armed services up against Canadians in any part of Canada," External link

thespec Monday, February 24, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” External link

barrie Sunday, February 23, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We all understand the importance of a peaceful resolution, but a speedy resolution because the impact of these barricades is unacceptable, untenable,” External link

ctvnews Sunday, February 23, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "He said that the injunctions that exist should be obeyed. He did not give direction to the police to enforce this," "Governments don't give the police direction. Police are informed by the law, by the courts, by their policies and by their procedures" External link

CBC Sunday, February 23, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "There have been discussions with hereditary chiefs who have been willing to speak to us, and actually that has been very productive," External link

CBC Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do. We're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Saturday, February 22, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do. We're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Saturday, February 22, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do. We're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do. We're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” “We have met the condition that those who are on the barricades had said was important to them before they would change their posture, and that work has been done, and I think quite appropriately” External link

theepochtimes Friday, February 21, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We know that we still have a great deal of work to do, we're doing that work and we very much recognize the importance and the urgency of resolving this as quickly as possible," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The RCMP — I think in a very appropriate pursuit of less confrontation and in the goal of peacekeeping — have agreed to continue to serve the area but by locating their people in a nearby town, which is entirely their decision but I think the right one," External link

barrie Friday, February 21, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm hoping that… the condition that the people said was the reason for the barricades has now been met," "I think now the circumstances are such that those barricades should come down… now it's time to move forward" External link

barrie Friday, February 21, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “They are changing their profile on the property,” “I think the RCMP have made a very sound operational decision based on the current circumstances” External link

thewhig Friday, February 21, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We have met the condition that those who were on the barricades had said was important to them before they would change their posture,” “It is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I’m very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised” External link

thewhig Friday, February 21, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They are changing their profile on the property," "I think the RCMP have made a very sound operational decision based on the current circumstances" External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They've asked for a commitment from the hereditary chiefs that the road will remain free of obstruction and it is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 5:52:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "It is their responsibility to enforce the injunctions that are obtained," "But I also know those police services, and they are dedicated to finding the most peaceful way to respond to these conflicts" External link

thespec Friday, February 21, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” “We have met the condition that those who are on the barricades had said was important to them before they would change their posture, and that work has been done, and I think quite appropriately” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 21, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They are changing their profile on the property," "I think the RCMP have made a very sound operational decision based on the current circumstances" External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They've asked for a commitment from the hereditary chiefs that the road will remain free of obstruction and it is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I always advocate for adherence to the rule of law and peaceful resolution of these disputes and we'll continue to support that," External link

CBC Friday, February 21, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They are changing their profile on the property," "I think the RCMP have made a very sound operational decision based on the current circumstances" External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They've asked for a commitment from the hereditary chiefs that the road will remain free of obstruction and it is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The RCMP— I think in a very appropriate pursuit of less confrontation and in the goal of peacekeeping—have agreed to continue to serve the area but by locating their people in a nearby town, which is entirely their decision but I think the right one," External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm hoping that… the condition that the people said was the reason for the barricades has now been met," "I think now the circumstances are such that those barricades should come down… now it's time to move forward" External link

ctvnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

theepochtimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The RCMP— I think in a very appropriate pursuit of less confrontation and in the goal of peacekeeping—have agreed to continue to serve the area but by locating their people in a nearby town, which is entirely their decision but I think the right one," External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm hoping that… the condition that the people said was the reason for the barricades has now been met," "I think now the circumstances are such that those barricades should come down… now it's time to move forward" External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The RCMP— I think in a very appropriate pursuit of less confrontation and in the goal of peacekeeping—have agreed to continue to serve the area but by locating their people in a nearby town, which is entirely their decision but I think the right one," External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I believe the time has come now for the barricades to come down,” External link

680news Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "They've asked for a commitment from the hereditary chiefs that the road will remain free of obstruction and it is moving toward a less confrontational and a more peaceable arrangement entirely appropriate to the circumstances, and I'm very hopeful that that will satisfy the concerns that were raised," External link

CBC Thursday, February 20, 2020 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I'm reluctant to put a deadline to something because I find that's not a very effective means of negotiation," External link

thespec Thursday, February 20, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “Federal corrections is currently in a period of rapid transformation – over the coming months and years, I expect the CSC and the OCI (office of the correctional investigator) to continue to work together to resolve correctional matters and ensure that we are serving all Canadians to the very best of our ability,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 18, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : “Although the security concerns are very significant, we also want to make sure that we give full consideration to what is best for Canadians, what is best for the industry environment, best for our relationships with our allies and partners,” External link

TorontoStar Friday, February 14, 2020 2:58:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I share the mayor’s urgency,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I want to make sure we’ve done everything possible to keep this summer safe,” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

thespec Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There's always a turnover of personnel in that important function, but we maintain very high standards for the people that are appointed. They are trained in their work," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 29, 2020 1:16:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I tell you, there's a complexity in the work we are doing," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We have listened very clearly to Canadians and we are going to eliminate the presence of weapons from our society that were designed to kill people," "However, that is not all we are going to do. We are going to strengthen the law with respect to securing our borders, we are going to strengthen our laws to prevent the theft of handguns that get into the hands of criminals, and we are going to strengthen our laws to deter criminal diversion of handguns" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

thespec Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, January 29, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I will tell you I think it’s very important that we get the two Michaels back but it’s not directly tied to that” External link

TorontoStar Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:12:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

barrie Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I will tell you I think it's very important that we get the two Michaels back but it's not directly tied to that" External link

timescolonist Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:54:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I know this is an issue of discussion for many Canadians," "Discussions are taking place between our security officials in the RCMP and security officials in the U.K. as it relates to security obligations and how most appropriately to cover these security costs" External link

news-am Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I know this is an issue of discussion for many Canadians," "Discussions are taking place between our security officials in the RCMP and security officials in the U.K. as it relates to security obligations and how most appropriately to cover these security costs" External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There have been no decisions at this time. The ongoing security and threat assessments are taking place," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 28, 2020 12:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

barrie Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The conversation that we'll have with our Five Eyes partners is important, but my first and only real priority is the safety and security of Canadians and the security of our digital environment," "That's what we're focused on and those are the issues which will inform our decision" External link

CBC Saturday, January 25, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

ctvnews Saturday, January 25, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “protecting the public is the top concern in all decisions made by the Parole Board” External link

montrealgazette Saturday, January 25, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

timescolonist Friday, January 24, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

barrie Friday, January 24, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Newfoundlanders can count on our support," External link

timescolonist Friday, January 24, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I can tell you, right now, we are not engaged in providing those security services," External link

ctvnews Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair acknowledged : “a number of other significant economic and even geopolitical considerations” External link

theglobeandmail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The Government Operations Centre has staff working to coordinate the federal response to the situation in Newfoundland and Labrador," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "Their position as internationally protected persons has therefore changed. There is an assessment done by our officials who have a responsibility to maintain safety for people who are vulnerable within our society. And so, that work is ongoing but that has not yet been resolved," External link

CBC Tuesday, January 21, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We will continue to work with telecommunication service providers and the vendors through this collaborative program to mitigate the security concerns,” “We will examine all security, economic and global considerations when making this determination” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, January 2, 2020 7:32:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We will continue to work with telecommunication service providers and the vendors through this collaborative program to mitigate the security concerns,” “We will examine all security, economic and global considerations when making this determination” External link

680news Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We will continue to work with telecommunication service providers and the vendors through this collaborative program to mitigate the security concerns," "We will examine all security, economic and global considerations when making this determination" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Bill Blair ) : "Minister Blair said that the email sent by a Transport Canada employee a decade ago was racist and unacceptable," External link

CBC Sunday, December 22, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We are grateful for the patience and understanding of those affected in the meantime," External link

CBC Sunday, December 22, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Bill Blair ) : "Minister Blair said that the email sent by a Transport Canada employee a decade ago was racist and unacceptable," External link

CBC Friday, December 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We are grateful for the patience and understanding of those affected in the meantime," External link

CBC Friday, December 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "While it's entirely inappropriate to speak of a particular company, a very thorough examination of the associated security and economic considerations in the 5G decision is well underway," External link

CBC Tuesday, December 10, 2019 12:13:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "At no point has he ever been involved with the administration of the organization or its programs, nor does he has a formal role," External link

ctvnews Thursday, November 28, 2019 8:26:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "I don't have a specific timetable at this time," External link

ctvnews Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:33:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "I think there are some complex economic and security issues that need to be addressed," External link

CBC Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "We have made a commitment to strengthen gun laws in Canada," "There is a sense of urgency" External link

CBC Thursday, November 21, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "If people are pursuing their claims in the United States, we wanted them to understand that they should stay there, because that's a safe place, and to pursue their claim in that place," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "As I travelled across Canada I met a lot of very responsible handgun owners who are incredibly careful about acquiring the guns legally, storing them securely, and using them responsibly," External link

barrie Sunday, September 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Justin Trudeau ) : "I've worked with Justin Trudeau for the last four years. I don't know a man more committed to social equity, to equality, to fighting racism and to promoting the diversity of this country," "I think the events of the last few days just deepens our resolve to do better. We're going to continue to work hard to end institutional racism, to fight racism and to make Canada a country that is fair and equitable to all" External link

barrie Sunday, September 22, 2019 9:21:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "That weapon was designed for — and has always been intended for — the killing of enemy combatants. It is not a toy," External link

CBC Friday, September 20, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “As the chair of the all-party Parliamentary Spouses Association for the past three years, Minister Blair’s wife has helped organize and host foreign guests, dignitaries and their spouses while they are in Ottawa,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "Unfortunately, we have recently seen across the country, and in particular in the Greater Toronto Area, an increase of violent gun crime and gang activity," External link

CBC Sunday, September 1, 2019 10:52:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The Government of Canada is committed to a collaborative approach with all of our partners to better protect Canadians from the threats posed by gun and gang violence,” External link

cornwallseawaynews Saturday, August 31, 2019 6:54:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “This is significant new funding and will focus on prevention, intervention, enforcement and prosecution in relation to gun and gang violence in communities,” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “Nobody should have to live in fear and we will also continue supporting local community groups to provide at-risk youth with opportunities to live meaningful lives while rejecting a life of crime” External link

680news Monday, August 26, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair told : "We both acknowledge that this is a complicated situation. But there's no reason why it can't be solved," External link

CBC Monday, August 26, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There are some weapons, quite frankly, in my opinion, that are so dangerous that there really is no place in a safe and civil society for them, and I think there are measures we can take to make those guns just generally unacceptable and inaccessible," External link

CBC Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:10:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “We will continue to support prevention, gang exit and enforcement initiatives, while addressing social and economic issues like housing and employment to create opportunities for young Canadians. Today’s funding contribution will provide needed supports to help the City of Toronto and Toronto police prevent further gun violence, to help keep every corner of the city safe,” External link

barrie Monday, August 12, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There's no one simple solution. There's a thousand things we must do and we must do them all well," External link

CBC Saturday, August 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "If (consumers) buy it on the street that's a crapshoot, that can't be allowed to continue," External link

barrie Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:19:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The only legal quality-controlled source of cannabis in Canada is through provincially or territorially authorized distributors and retailers or federally licensed sellers that have the authorization of their health care practitioner to access cannabis for medical purposes," External link

CBC Sunday, July 21, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “It’s at about 40 (people crossing the border) a day, and for a country of Canada’s size, with a 9,000-km border, that’s 40 for the whole country,” “It’s still not ideal, and we’re still working hard to manage it, but it’s a significant improvement and it has brought the current movement of people into Canada within manageable levels” External link

montrealgazette Friday, July 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “Marijuana production and trafficking is the easiest money organized crime ever made in this country,” External link

montrealgazette Friday, July 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “With the notable exception of Ontario, the rest of the country has made steady progress in displacing the illicit market with licenced and regulated retail stores,” External link

globalnews Friday, July 5, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : “The data is clear: there remains enough supply to meet and exceed combined retail sales,” External link

globalnews Friday, July 5, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "With the notable exception of Ontario, the rest of the country has made steady progress in displacing the illicit market with licensed and regulated retail stores," External link

CBC Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "the data is clear: there remains enough supply to meet and exceed combined retail sales" External link

CBC Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair added : "After months of blaming an inept approach on a non-existent supply shortage, the Ontario government finally issued a limited number of licenses using a lottery scheme in April," "It appears that they have finally resolved their issues of mismanagement and are prepared to move forward. We wish them every success" External link

CBC Thursday, July 4, 2019 4:43:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “Some of this would require regulatory and legislative change,” “And I think it’s important not only to do the right thing, but to take the time to do it right” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, June 18, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : “I think there are measures we can take to make those guns just generally unacceptable and inaccessible,” External link

cknw Tuesday, June 18, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "If [consumers] buy it on the street that's a crapshoot, that can't be allowed to continue," External link

barrie Saturday, June 15, 2019 5:50:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said : "The Government of Canada is taking action to invest in the integrity of our border and asylum system," External link

CBC Wednesday, June 12, 2019 3:03:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said : "There's a right way to come to the country to seek asylum and/or to seek to immigrate to this country, and we're trying to encourage people to use the appropriate channels and to disincentivize people from doing it improperly," External link

CBC Friday, June 7, 2019 10:08:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair ajouté : «Nous avons établi un échéancier assez serré, un échéancier rigoureux, mais le défi est important, et tout le monde travaille très fort pour y arriver» External link

lapresse-CA Friday, September 15, 2017 5:22:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair ajouté : «Il est très difficile de détecter la conduite avec facultés affaiblies par la marijuana et d’autres substances, c’est une préoccupation très légitime» External link

lactualite Tuesday, October 4, 2016 1:26:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair dit : «Bien honnêtement, jusqu’à ce que ces lois soient abrogées par le Parlement par le processus approprié, (les lois) devaient être maintenues et respectées» External link

lactualite Monday, June 13, 2016 9:02:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
mp1.65%EN11/21/201721/11/2017
police chief66.57%EN11/10/201710/11/2017
Chief1.03%EN11/10/201710/11/2017
former police chief0.40%EN11/10/201710/11/2017
responsable0.11%FR10/31/201731/10/2017
député0.11%FR10/31/201731/10/2017
minister of health0.28%EN10/27/201727/10/2017
minister0.17%EN09/26/201726/09/2017
prime minister0.06%EN09/26/201726/09/2017
chef0.23%FR09/19/201719/09/2017
député libéral0.34%FR09/15/201715/09/2017
libéral0.11%FR09/15/201715/09/2017
ministre de la justice0.34%FR09/14/201714/09/2017
chief21.30%EN09/09/201709/09/2017
candidate0.11%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
toronto police chief3.47%EN05/19/201719/05/2017
lawmaker0.11%EN04/14/201714/04/2017
secretary1.03%EN02/07/201707/02/2017
dentist0.40%EN02/02/201702/02/2017
forensic dentist0.23%EN02/02/201702/02/2017
justice minister0.11%EN12/16/201616/12/2016
liberal party lawmaker0.11%EN08/22/201622/08/2016
chef0.23%SV11/06/201306/11/2013
maire de toronto1.14%FR11/04/201304/11/2013
chief of police0.17%EN11/03/201303/11/2013
under chief0.17%EN12/11/201211/12/2012
Names Lang Count
Bill BlairEN34.59%
Bill BlairFR18.44%
Bill BlairPT15.70%
Bill BlairIT15.64%
Bill BlairEU15.64%
Bill BlairES0.00%


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Tony Bernardo said ( about Bill Blair ) : "When the rumour came out that Blair was going to ban the AR-15, there was a huge run on people buying them," External link

CBC Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:13:00 PM EAT

Doug Schweitzer said ( about Bill Blair ) : "It compounds the frustration levels and it's legitimate. Many of these communities just feel as though they've been left behind," "One of the messages that I sent when I met with Minister Lametti and Minister (Bill) Blair in Ottawa in December was that if you want to help tackle western alienation, help make sure people feel safe. Help make sure that people feel as though the justice system is working for them and that we can address rural crime" External link

CBC Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Don Morgan said ( about Bill Blair ) : “We’ve got some discussion taking place with [Public Safety Minister Bill Blair’s] federal office, saying is there any information the Canadian Border Services Agency or the RCMP or the federal government could give us that would help us if an individual came into the country with a criminal record that we should know about,” External link

globalnews Thursday, January 9, 2020 1:39:00 AM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Bill Blair ) : "Minister Blair said that the email sent by a Transport Canada employee a decade ago was racist and unacceptable," External link

CBC Sunday, December 22, 2019 4:48:00 PM EAT

Bill Blair said ( about Bill Blair ) : "Minister Blair said that the email sent by a Transport Canada employee a decade ago was racist and unacceptable," External link

CBC Friday, December 20, 2019 5:00:00 PM EAT