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Canada

7 April 2008

Toronto Star (Ontario)

The Toronto Police Services Board, which oversees the police, made a presentation to the city's executive committee today in support of a motion to seek a ban on handguns across the country. Altough Chair Alok Mukherjee said shooting occurrences show a downward trend since 2006, the number of deaths "remains unacceptably high." He says the board is prepared to be a partner in the effort to campaign for a ban. He said the board supports Mayor David Miller's efforts... (GunPolicy.org)

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