After recent shootings in the United States, Justin Trudeau, Canada's Prime Minister, announced plans to implement a "national gun ownership freeze" Monday. The project must be submitted in writing to the Parliament, where Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party is in minority. He explained that this means it won't be possible to import, buy, transfer, or sell handguns anywhere in Canada. Armed violence.
After a shooting in April 2020 that left 23 people dead in Nova Scotia (east), Canada had already banned 1,500 military-style firearms. Marco Mendicino, Public Safety Minister, estimates that there are approximately one million handguns in Canada. Many of these are illegally imported from America.
Canadian legislation also intends to prohibit domestic violence victims from getting a gun license. It also includes tougher penalties for gun-trafficking. It will also ban rifle magazines that can contain more than five bullets.