Canada

Toronto gun violence: Politicians call for ban on all handguns

Some are beginning to describe a 'summer of the gun' in Toronto as murder and gun crime rates are double what they were the previous year.

Canada

Toronto gun violence: 'A product of what we didn't do right'

Activists say community-led initiatives and socioeconomic opportunities, not more police, key to ending gun violence.

Toronto gun violence: 'A product of what we didn't do right'

United States

US Republicans endorse arming toddlers on comedy show

One of the Republican politicians on the comedy series, 'Who is America?', later said he was against arming of children.

US Republicans endorse arming toddlers on Sacha Baron Cohen show

United States

Five killed in 'targeted' attack on Annapolis newspaper

Gunman kills at least five in one of deadliest recorded attacks on US media.

United States

US gun laws: Student bus tour calling for change

The students plan to visit 17 states on their summer-long bus tour and call it, 'the Road to Change'.

Canada

'It's a weapon of war; not a toy or hunting rifle'

Muslim community, still coping with last year's deadly shooting, calls for outright ban on assault rifles in Canada.

Quebec mosque attack survivors demand ban on assault weapons

Opinion

How we grew arrogant enough to believe we have the right to kill

After Santa Fe, we must be honest with ourselves about the role violence plays in our politics.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

United States

Teen, 17, charged after deadly shooting in Texas school

At least 10 people are killed and 10 others are wounded after gunman opens fire at school in US state of Texas.

Texas teen charged after deadly shooting in Santa Fe school

Opinion

Trump's speech to the NRA: A president in his element

Trump's NRA speech should not shock anyone. After all, Trump is Trump and the NRA represents his base at its basest.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Gun control

US students urge gun control on Columbine massacre anniversary

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school joined others across the US in a walk-out demonstration calling for gun control reform on the 19th anniversary of the school shooting in Littleton, Colorado.

US & Canada

'Step up and act': US students demand tougher gun laws

Protesters call for tighter gun control legislation and for voters to punish recalcitrant politicians at the ballot box.

US students stage class walkout to demand tougher gun laws

Gun violence

Meet the 16-year-old behind the National School Walkout

Lane Murdock says she dreamed up Friday's walkout because she was tired of government inaction over gun violence.

National School Walkout: Meet the 16-year-old behind the protest

Gun control

Florida shooting survivors stand up to NRA

After surviving one of the worst school shootings in American history, students from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school calling for gun control are now the targets of the NRA and conservative media outlets.

Opinion

America's guns: Made in the US, killing in Mexico

Last year, more Mexicans were killed with guns than in any year on record. Most of those guns came from the US.

John Lindsay-Poland

by John Lindsay-Poland

John Lindsay-Poland

Reporter's Notebook

'Nearly everyone had a story about gun violence'

Hundreds of thousands of people attended the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, DC, calling for strict gun control law.

March for Our Lives: 'Nearly everyone had a story about gun violence'