More planning time to better estimate the risks for gun violence and enact strategies like restricting crowd sizes at the end of the Toronto Raptors parade route would have served the city well.
Toronto is still grappling with the fallout from two mass casualty events -- April's van attack and a mass shooting in July. A month after the shooting, how is Toronto moving forward?
Calls to outlaw handguns in Canada are hardly knee-jerk proposals in response to violent incidents. Instead, they're in line with the historic Canadian trend to limit the presence of modern pistols.
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