Trudeau pledges tougher gun control after spate of shootings
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 () OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that his Liberals, if re-elected in an October ballot, will bring in tougher gun control measures following a spate of shootings in Toronto. He stopped short, however, of promising a handgun ban called for by Toronto Mayor John Tory after 17 people were shot last holiday weekend, which brought the total number of shootings so far this year in Canada´s largest city to 267. The figure is up from 248 in the same period last year. "Recent shootings have underscored the need for common sense...
Momentum may be building for gun control measures after several recent mass shootings. A number of politicians on both sides seem to agree that red flag laws might be a way to limit gun violence. Melissa Caen reports. (8-11-2019)
The country has been rocked by a series of mass shootings. There is pressure for President Trump and Republicans lawmakers to make gun control a priority. The issue would be moot, however, if Trump's..