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.
After acts of violence, we want to make sense of what is right and wrong and where we stand in the world. But we must ensure our belief systems are periodically and systematically checked.