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Canada bans assault-style weapons after Nova Scotia mass murder

Assault-style weapons are banned in Canada effective immediately, the country’s prime minister said Friday. The move comes less than two weeks after Canada’s deadliest rampage in modern history, when a gunman in Nova Scotia killed 22 people after a 12-hour reign of terror. “You don’t need an AR-15 to bring down a deer,” Prime Minister […]

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Death toll in Nova Scotia shooting rises to 22

The toll from the worst mass shooting in Canada’s modern history, a 14-hour rampage over the weekend, has risen to 22 from 19, police say. The victims include a 17-year-old, a pregnant healthcare worker and a veteran Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer. Authorities are yet to determine a motive for the crime. Police say […]

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Justin Trudeau is pushing for stricter gun laws after deadly shooting in Nova Scotia

In the wake of a deadly shooting rampage in Nova Scotia, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his administration is moving ahead with stricter gun laws. “In regards to gun control, we took very serious commitments in the election campaign and have moved forward — and are moving forward on them — to ensure that […]