Even while the Liberals are poised to be consumed by their own corruption as more SNC-Lavalin details hit the news, they’re still forging ahead with their plan to strip Canadians of their handguns.
Last month, Minister of Organized Crime Reduction, Bill Blair, said Canadians could expect his recommendations on the Liberals examination of a full private handgun and semi-automatic ban. Producing this report was part of Bill Blair’s mandate when his new role was created last year.
Blair’s report is overdue and that doesn’t bode well for Canada’s more than two million gun owners.
Bill Blair has been listening to his old boss from the days when he was the police chief in TO, Toronto Mayor John Tory. Tory not only wants handguns out of his city, but out of the entire country, as the city’s gun violence reaches record levels. But he’s no expert.
Today I’ll show you why no one should listen to John Tory’s plans to fight gun violence. Tory’s plan doesn’t take into account who is committing the violence and why.
And besides, he has already failed. Shootings in Toronto were on a downward trend from 2010-2014 under Mayor Rob Ford. Toronto was getting safer for everyone.
In 2014, that trend ended suddenly and headed the other way. Shootings spiked. Why?
John Tory was elected and took away a valuable police intelligence gathering tool to identify gang networks and known gang associates.
He made Toronto exponentially more dangerous since he took office in 2014 by stopping the police process of “carding” at the behest of SJW activists who said the practice disproportionately targeted minority communities.
But today, minority neighbourhoods are plagued with even more gang violence and shootings. The SJW activists who demanded an end to carding are silent while the minorities they claimed to speak for, deal with the deadly consequences.