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Trudeau pledges tougher gun control after spate of Toronto shootings

via The Japan Times    Aug 14, 2019
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that his Liberals, if re-elected in an October ballot, will bring in tougher gun control measures following a spate of shootings in Toronto.

He stopped short, however, of promising a handgun ban called for by Toronto Mayor John Tory after 17 people were shot last holiday weekend, which brought the total number of shootings so far this year in Canada’s largest city to 267. The figure is...

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