CBRM partners with federal government on youth intervention program
June 29, 2015
SYDNEY, NS - The Cape Breton Regional Municipality is partnering with the Government of Canada on the largest youth crime prevention program of its kind in Atlantic Canada.
Today, the federal government announced $3.9 million over 5 years for the RELAYS program (Resiliency Education Leadership Adventure and Youth Service) led by the Cape Breton Regional Police Service. This is the single largest crime prevention program in Atlantic Canada from the National Crime Prevention Strategy's Crime Prevention Fund.
See Public Safety news release here: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=993699
The Cape Breton Regional Municipality council has approved $120,000 per year for this program over five years, bringing the overall program investment, so far, to $4.5 million.
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