Canada bans assault-style weapons after mass shooting
Friday, 1 May 2020 TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Canada is banning assault-style weapons immediately. Trudeau cited numerous mass shootings in the country, including the killing of 22 people in Nova Scotia April 18 and 19. Trudeau has said the government was on the verge of bringing in stricter gun control legislation in March, […]
Days after a gunman killed 22 people in Canada's worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a ban on military-grade assault weapons including "1,500 models and variants of these firearms." Jillian Kitchener has more.