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B.C. promises action on illegal guns

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 11:07 AM | By Ian Burns

The government of British Columbia is vowing action on a task force’s report on illegal firearms, but a criminology expert doubts what practical effect it will have on stemming the flow of guns into the province.

The Illegal Firearms Task Force (IFTF), which was convened in 2016 to examine current legislation and enforcement policies, has provided the provincial government with 37 recommendations to deal with issues related to policing, legislative and policy changes, education and prevention.

B.C. Minister of Public Safety Mike FarnworthB.C. Minister of Public...