Gun Control Canada

Althia Raj

Tories Shelve Controversial Gun Bill In Wake Of Shootings | Althia Raj | Posted 10.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The Conservative government appears to be quietly shelving its controversial “Common Sense” gun bill in light of Wednesday’s shooting...

Canada OKs Gun Exports To One Of World's Most Dangerous Countries

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Just one day before last month's elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn., Canada offered its gun merchants "new market opportunities" to...

Tougher Licensing In Order For Canada And U.S.?

CBC | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver woman whose mother was killed in the worst mass school shooting in U.S. history says now is the time to talk about restricting or licensin...

Marois Comments On Long-Gun Registry After Newtown Massacre

CBC | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada Politics

The shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Conn. may have sparked talks about gun control in the U.S., but the discussion has crosse...

Gun Crime Doesn't Pay -- In Fact, It Costs Billions

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.14.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Crimes involving guns cost Canadians more than $3 billion a year, suggests an internal Justice Department study that may stoke the gun-contro...

Canada's Gun Laws Are Far From Bulletproof

Francine Dulong | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada Politics
Francine Dulong

While I had long believed in gun control, its importance hit home for me after losing my mother at the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007. Like many Canadians, I took some comfort in the strong Canadian laws and the seeming lack of comparable influence of the Canadian gun lobby compared to their NRA cousins in the US. However, the changes to Canadian gun laws over the past year show that this sense of comfort was naive.

The Media's Straight-Shootin' Approach to Gun Violence

J.J. McCullough | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Friday's monstrous, senseless killing spree in Colorado obviously sucked the whimsy out of the news cycle this weekend, and even a cynic like me must concede that the Canadian press has largely responded with a rarely-seen abundance of dignity and restraint. There have been no obnoxious editorials about gun control, no ill-timed rants about Canadian superiority in the face of "yet another" symptom of American dysfunction.

Debate Heats Up On Gun Licence Rules

CBC | Posted 04.22.2012 | Canada Politics

Firearm lobbyists say the battle over the gun registry may be over, but the gun control debate is just heating up. They are now going afte...

Take Your Insults Back to the Playground, Ezra Levant

Zach Paikin | Posted 04.13.2012 | Canada Politics
Zach Paikin

Ezra Levant's weekend column in the Sun comparing Nazi suppression to Canada's gun control laws showed a lack of journalistic professionalism that harms both his own cause and the advancement of civil discourse in Canada. An author of six books and a holder of a law degree should hold himself to a higher standard.

Bill To Kill Long-Gun Registry Lands

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.24.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Records of the shotguns and rifles owned by Canadians would be destroyed under legislation introduced Tuesday to scrap the long-gun registry ...