Tag: gun

Handgun Owners Rise to New Records

The number of Canadians with a gun licence rose to a record in March after 24 straight quarterly increases, RCMP data show. The surging appeal of sport shooting also drove Canadian handgun owners to a new high. The country counted 2,186,161 adults with a firearm Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL) […]

New Zealand shootings will prompt careful gun review in Canada, Goodale predicts

OTTAWA — The federal public-safety minister suggests the deadly mass shooting in New Zealand will spur parliamentarians to take a careful look at Canada’s gun laws. Ralph Goodale says the killing of 50 people in Christchurch has sparked a global sense of concern that will prompt Canadian politicians to make some timely decisions. Goodale says his cabinet […]