Some residents are calling for an increase in the presence of neighbourhood police officers in the downtown area.
A ban on assault weapons and a “red flag law” to reduce suicide by gun death are among soilutions proposed for the increase in gun violence.
Many in East York are fearful their neighbourhoods are becoming more violent. A 16-year-old boy struck and killed. A man shot dead….
As the dark sky lingers, the screen from a laptop installed on the passenger seat brightens the inside of Peter Mills’ black Jeep.
Louis March of the Zero Gun Violence Movement says to fix the gun violence problem the government needs to bring the communities involved into the struggle to save lives.
The city of Toronto has seen a 35 per cent increase in gun violence from 2016 over the year before. According to figures released by the Toronto Police Service, in 2015, there were a reported 414 victims of gun violence. In 2016, there were over 513.