Gun Crime and Firearms News Releases

  • Minister Mendicino announces new funding of $41.8 million for Quebec to support gun and gang violence prevention initiatives
    August 4, 2022
  • New funding for Greater Sudbury to support gun and gang violence prevention through the Building Safer Communities Funds
    August 2, 2022
  • Minister Mendicino announces proposed pricing model for assault-style firearms buyback program
    July 28, 2022
  • Government taking action on gun violence in Toronto through new funding for gang prevention initiatives
    June 29, 2022
  • Further strengthening our gun control laws
    May 30, 2022
  • Government of Canada implements new rules to better regulate non-restricted firearms
    May 11, 2022
  • Government takes action to prevent gun violence with $250 million Building Safer Communities Fund
    March 16, 2022
  • Government of Canada delivers on plan to build safer communities and reduce firearms violence
    June 22, 2021
  • Government of Canada provides support to combat gun and gang violence in Prince Edward Island
    April 15, 2021
  • Government of Canada introduces new firearms legislation to protect Canadian communities
    February 17, 2021
  • New firearms measures to combat crime and increase public safety
    February 16, 2021
  • Government defers firearms markings regulations following consultation with partners
    November 30, 2020
  • Prime Minister announces ban on assault-style firearms
    May 1, 2020
  • Combatting gun and gang violence in Ontario to keep communities safe
    March 12, 2019
  • Government of Canada helps Saskatchewan fight gun and gang crime with $11 million
    March 11, 2019
  • Government of Canada provides Yukon with $2.2 million to help prevent and combat gun and gang violence
    March 6, 2019
  • Government of Canada invests $5.3 million to keep gun and gang violence out of BC communities
    March 4, 2019
  • Government of Canada Welcomes Two New Members to the Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee
    February 20, 2019
  • Deferral of Firearms Markings Regulations
    November 9, 2018
  • New investments to help end gun and gang violence in Canada
    November 8, 2018
  • Government of Canada taking steps to prevent and reduce gun and gang violence
    June 19, 2018
  • Firearms Legislation to Make Communities Safer
    March 20, 2018
  • Minister Goodale Urges Joint Action to Combat Criminal Gun and Gang Violence
    March 7, 2018
  • Major new federal funding and summit to tackle gun violence and gang activity
    November 17, 2017
  • Deferral of Firearms Marking Regulations
    May 19, 2017
  • Minister Goodale hosts second meeting of the Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee
    May 10, 2017
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada following the swearing-in of the 29th Ministry
    November 4, 2015
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