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Goodale tables gun law aimed at enhancing public safety

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 3:16 PM | By Cristin Schmitz

The Trudeau government is proposing legislation to more strictly regulate guns and roll back contentious reforms made by the predecessor Conservative government.

Public Safety Minister Ralph GoodalePublic Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said Bill C-71 targets the significant increases over the past five years in gun-related homicides, domestic and gender-based violence involving guns, criminal gang activity and gun thefts.

“With this legislation and our other measures, we are taking concrete steps to make our country less vulnerable to the scourge of gun violence, while being fair to...