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Trudeau wants action on Int’l Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: “Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we come together to take action to stop gender-based violence and recognize the tireless work advocacy groups and community organizations do to support survivors and their families. …

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Committee reports reduction in gun, gang violence

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OTTAWA –  Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, issued the following statement: “As Minister of Public Safety, I am pleased to respond to the Report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security entitled A Path Forward: Reducing Gun and Gang Violence in Canada. The Government agrees in principle with the Report and supports most of its recommendations. We …

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Government takes action on gun violence in Miramichi

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Miramichi  – People in Miramichi and across Canada deserve to feel safe in their communities. That’s why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun and gang violence with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities. An important element of this plan is stopping violence before it starts, which is …

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Canada puts in place temporary handgun import ban

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Toronto – Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada has a comprehensive plan that gets firearms off our streets and more resources into our communities. A central part of this is the recently introduced Bill C-21. The bill addresses the alarming role of guns in gender based violence, gets tough on organized …

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Preventing gun, gang violence through Building Safer Communities Fund

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Sudbury – Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities. The most important element of this plan is preventing gun and gang violence from happening in the first place, which …

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Pricing for assault-style firearms buyback program announced

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Ottawa – Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada developed a comprehensive plan that gets firearms off our streets and puts more resources into our communities. A central part of this work is a ban on assault-style firearms, like AR-15s. Since May 2020, our Government has prohibited more than 1,500 different models …

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Taking action on gun violence and gangs

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Toronto – Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities. That is why the Government of Canada is taking action on gun violence, with a comprehensive plan that gets guns off our streets and puts more resources into our communities. The most important element of this plan is preventing gun violence from happening in the first place, which is why …

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Del Duca on new federal firearms legislation Bill C-21

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Ontario – Steven Del Duca, Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, issued the following statement regarding the tabling of new federal firearms legislation Bill C-21: “Bill C-21 can be an important step toward a comprehensive ban on handguns. But it can’t be the last step. “Federal politicians need a gun control champion in Ontario’s premier’s chair to get the action …