The debate on gun control in Canada suffers from misinformation and half-truths. Get the real facts here.
Firearms, most often long-guns, are an all too frequent element of domestic violence and women and children in these situations suffer disproportionately from a lack of controls on firearms.
Victims of gun violence have been at the forefront in the battle for gun control, wanting to prevent other families from suffering as they have. Learn about the contributions of victims of gun violence in the fight to for effective controls on firearms in Canada.
Public health experts agree that effective gun control can help prevent the misuse of guns, leading to death and injury.
Effective controls on guns helps protect police and gives them valuable tools to help investigate gun crime. Learn about how police feel about gun control and how it helps them keep us all safe.
Canada has a proud history of international engagement and working to prevent the trafficking of illegal small arms and light weapons worldwide has long been a part of that. Learn about the international agreements Canada has signed and its role in current efforts to further combat illegal arms dealing.
Many of the myths perpetuated on gun control may sound reasonable on the surface, but don’t hold up under closer scrutiny. Learn what true and what’s not in this debate.
All Canadians, rural and urban, suffer from the scourge of gun violence. Gun control has an important role in preventing it.