CPN-PREV receives $1.5 million in federal funding

CPN-PREV, a network for preventing extremism attached to UQAM, receives $1.5 million in federal funding.

Josée Lafond, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Catherine Mounier, Vice-Rector of Research, Creation and Dissemination, Frank Baylis, Member of Parliament for Pierrefonds-Dollard, Professor Ghayda Hassan and Pablo Madriaza, General Coordinator of the CPP -prev. Photo: Nathalie St-Pierre

1.5 million over four years was provided to the Canadian Practitioners Network for the Prevention of Radicalization and Violent Extremism (CPN-PREV), announced on November 14 by Pierrefonds-Dollard Liberal MP Frank Baylis on behalf of Canadian Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Minister Ralph Goodale. This funding, from the Community Resiliency Fund, which is part of the Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence, is intended to enhance intervention programs across Canada.

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