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Canada bans new handgun sales, transfers

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a ban on the sale, purchase or transfer of handguns on Friday. The measure also blocks newly acquired handguns from being imported. The handgun freeze was announced in May alongside proposed legislation that would implement the nation's strongest gun control measures in 40 years. Canada has stricter gun laws than the United States.
Published 4 months ago · Ottawa, Canada

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Canada bans new handgun sales, imports in latest gun action

Regulations prohibiting the sale, purchase or transfer of handguns within Canada take effect on Friday, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said in a statement, adding that the measure also blocks newly acquired handguns from being imported. "It is our duty to take urgent action to remove these deadly weapons from our communities," Trudeau said in a written statement, citing rising handgun violence.

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Trudeau Govt Bans New Handgun Sales in Canada; Announces Fresh Gun Control Plan

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

4 months ago·India
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Canada bans new handgun sales in latest gun control action

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.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Federal freeze on buying, selling handguns now in effect, says public safety minister

Measures to freeze the number of handguns in Canada took effect on Friday, the federal public safety minister announced in a social media post.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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National handgun sales 'freeze' takes effect

The federal government's promised national "freeze" on the sale, purchase and transfer of handguns has taken effect — part of Ottawa's plan to limit access to firearms to tamp down on a spike in crime.

4 months ago·Canada
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Canada bans all handgun sales in latest gun-control move

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said a nationwide ban on handgun sales, purchases and transfers would go into effect to reduce gun violence

4 months ago·United States
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