Find Gun Policy Facts

Armed violence prevention, gun control laws and the small arms trade:

Gun Policy News

Canada

19 January 2008

Winnipeg Sun (Manitoba)

Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day has rebuffed calls for a ban on handguns, insisting tougher jail terms, more police and strict border security will win the war against gun violence in Canada's cities. Calling the death of an innocent bystander in Toronto "very tragic," Day said penalizing law-abiding firearm owners won't stop the scourge of street shootings. "It would be counter-productive," he told Sun Media in an interview. "The handgun situation in Canada... (GunPolicy.org)

Read More: Winnipeg Sun (Manitoba)

25883