Canada Introduces New Legislation to Combat Gun Violence

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The Canadian government has recently introduced new legislation with stronger measures to combat gun violence. Some measures proposed include:

  • Creating “Red flag” and “yellow flag” laws to combat intimate partner and gender-based violence involving firearms.
  • Increasing penalties for gun smuggling and trafficking.
  • Creating new offences for altering firearms.
  • Providing funding for youth programs to help young people avoid criminal activities.

Word of the Day:

Traffic (verb): to deal in something illegally

More information: https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/news-releases/2021/02/16/new-firearms-measures-combat-crime-and-increase-public-safety

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