Do gun laws make us safer? Watch and decide for yourself. The political system in Canada uses a placebo effect to create the impression that our regulations reduce gun violence. Specifically, the current Liberal government promised in their election platform to restore the requirement to have a permit to transport
According to a Pew Survey released Jan 11, 2017 that surveyed 8000 police officers from departments larger than 100 officers; 74 percent of American Police officers believe it’s most important to “protect the right of Americans to own guns,”. Interestingly among the general public, only 54% of Americans believe the
Stats Canada last compared our crime rates to the US in 2000. Download the report below.
Combined Facts and Figures from the RCMP Canadian Firearms Program from the years 2010 to 2014. A simple analysis shows that the number of Firearm Licences in Canada increased by 153,862 or nearly 9% during the 4 year period. That represents an increase of nearly 3% per 100,000 population. The highest
This 2008 Statistics Canada report looks at violent crime with knives in Canada, with some comparison to Firearms. Only 18% of violent crimes in Canada involve a weapon; when a weapon is used, knives are the most common. A knife was used against 6% of all victims in 2008, compared
Statistics Canada examines police reported crimes in 2015. Overall, the Crime Severity Index (CSI) was 1% higher then in 2013 however, it was still 31% lower than a decade earlier in 2005. There was a an increase in violent firearms offences between 2014 and 2015 from 5 incidents per 100,000 population
The truth about gun ownership and domestic violence in Canada In recent years the media has focused on connecting domestic violence cases with firearms ownership in Canada. At the same time, there have been numerous campaigns across Canada supporting the safety of gun ownership. Given the wealth of