Gun Violence

Police display guns seized during a series of raids at a press conference in Toronto on Friday, June 14, 2013. According to StatsCan, handguns are present in the majority of firearm-related violent crimes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Handguns present in majority of firearm-related violent crimes, says StatCan report

Proportion of homicides where firearm was present rose 11 per cent between 2013 and 2020

 

Police walk near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

UPDATE: Texas school shooting death toll rises to 18 children, 3 adults

Robb Elementary the deadliest shooting at a U.S. grade school since Sandy Hook, almost a decade ago

 

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante slips on her protective mask during a news conference in Montreal, on Thursday, May 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Montreal mayor calls on Ottawa, Quebec to help fight gun violence after teen’s death

15-year-old girl dies in a drive-by shooting in Montreal over the weekend

 

Kids getting caught in crossfire as US gun violence surges

Kids getting caught in crossfire as US gun violence surges

Kids getting caught in crossfire as US gun violence surges

Kids getting caught in crossfire as US gun violence surges
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Toronto Mayor John Tory said he has already been in contact with at least one federal official after 17 people were injured over a three-day period. While no one died, several of the shooting victims remain in hospital.

Weekend of gun violence in Toronto results in 17 shot, mayor seeks federal help

TORONTO — The federal government should play a more active role in…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                Toronto Mayor John Tory said he has already been in contact with at least one federal official after 17 people were injured over a three-day period. While no one died, several of the shooting victims remain in hospital.
Feds give Toronto $6.7M to fight gun violence; won’t rule out handgun ban

Feds give Toronto $6.7M to fight gun violence; won’t rule out handgun ban

BY THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO — The federal government has not ruled…

Feds give Toronto $6.7M to fight gun violence; won’t rule out handgun ban
Canada’s police chiefs to study “spike” in gun violence over the last year

Canada’s police chiefs to study “spike” in gun violence over the last year

HALIFAX — Canada’s police chiefs say in light of recent gun-related tragedies…

Canada’s police chiefs to study “spike” in gun violence over the last year
Shots fired in Maskwacis

Shots fired in Maskwacis

RCMP looking for witnesses who saw shooter on Sunday

Shots fired in Maskwacis