Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians are remarkably united in wanting to reduce gun violence.

This afternoon we’ll learn what measures will be included in the government’s latest proposals to control access to firearms.

The legislation being introduced in Parliament is expected to include a mandatory buyback of assault-style firearms, but not a national ban on handguns.

A recent Statistics Canada report found that handguns were the weapon of choice in 59 per cent of the firearm crimes between 2009 and 2020.

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