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Canada

14 October 2012

CBC News (Canada) / The Canadian Press

Crimes involving guns cost Canadians more than $3 billion a year, suggests an internal Justice Department study that may stoke the gun-control debate. The newly released report examined all firearm-related crime in 2008, and calculated costs across a broad range, including the value of policing and prosecuting offenders, lost income and even burial fees for victims. The total came to $3.1 billion, or about $93 for every person in the country, says the study, completed... (GunPolicy.org)

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