TORONTO SHOOTINGS

CP

Ford Asks Harper For Help Fighting Guns

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford met Tuesday to discuss what could be done to combat gun crimes in Canada's largest city, a week after a deadly mass shooting a community barbec...
CP

Rob Ford Gets His Harper Meeting

TORONTO - Provincial funding for a police anti-violence initiative was made permanent Monday, as the city grappled with a series of recent public shootings that have left multiple people dead.Premier...
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.
CP

No Quick Solutions At Gun Summit

TORONTO - Premier Dalton McGuinty warns his gun summit today with the mayor and police chief of Toronto will not come up with a quick solution to the city's gun problem.There have been more than 200 s...
AP

Are Canadians Cities Still Safe?

International media are focused on Toronto after a shooting at a block party in the city’s east end on Monday left two people dead and another 22 injured. Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair called it “t...