Six dead following shooting in Canadian city of Vaughan

Five victims and one suspect are dead following a shooting at a condominium in Canada’s Vaughan city, just north of Toronto, the York Regional Police department said. Another victim is hospitalized in a serious condition, police said in a statement early on Monday. The police were called to a residential building located on Jane Street,… Read More Six dead following shooting in Canadian city of Vaughan

Canada introduces law banning handgun sales in gun control measure

Regulations prohibiting the sale, purchase or transfer of handguns within Canada took effect on Friday, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the measure builds on earlier efforts banning handgun imports. The handgun freeze was announced in May alongside proposed legislation that would implement the nation’s strongest gun control measures in 40 years as part… Read More Canada introduces law banning handgun sales in gun control measure

Canada bans sale of assault weapons following recent mass shooting

Canada is banning the sale of military-grade assault weapons in the aftermath of the country’s deadliest mass shooting two weeks ago, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday. “These weapons were designed for one purpose and one purpose only: to kill the largest number of people in the shortest amount of time,” Trudeau said at… Read More Canada bans sale of assault weapons following recent mass shooting

Nineteen dead as gunman goes on shooting rampage in Canada

A gunman in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia killed at least 19 people, including one police officer, during a 12-hour rampage, authorities said on Sunday. Police told reporters that 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman shot people in several locations across the province and they were still trying to establish a final death toll. They added that… Read More Nineteen dead as gunman goes on shooting rampage in Canada

Canadian police arrests man for fatally shooting four persons

Four people were shot dead in Penticton, British Columbia, on Monday and a suspect is in custody, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in a statement. “Police have determined four people are deceased at three locations within a 5 km (3.1 mile) radius,” the statement said. “A man matching the suspect’s description turned himself… Read More Canadian police arrests man for fatally shooting four persons