TORONTO GUN VIOLENCE

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We Know the Solution to Gun Violence

I've been to too many funerals of young murder victims and held too many grieving mothers, fathers and friends to fail to do everything I can about gun violence. I have been, and continue to be, a passionate advocate for changes that can greatly reduce gun violence in this province -- and across Canada.
Alamy

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

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.
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T.O. Gun Violence Solution In Their Hands

The prevention of gun violence will be the topic of conversation when Toronto Mayor Rob Ford meets with the city's police Chief Bill Blair, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty and other members of the pro...
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The Quiet After A Bullet Storm

A walk for peace was held Wednesday in the Scarborough neighbourhood where 25 people were shot on Monday night, but some residents in the area say talking about what happened with police is something...
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You Can't Stop Crime if You Can't Say Who Is Doing it

What to do about gun violence in Toronto -- or anywhere else, for that matter? Well, contrary to prevailing opinion, there's a lot that can be done. For starters, we (the police and government) should determine who is doing the shooting. Unfortunately, "Profiling" is a taboo word for many, especially human rights zealots who equate "profiling" with bullying or unfairly picking on a portion of the community.