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  • Justin Trudeau
    Patrick Doyle
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    The Canadian Press via AP
    The Canadian government is temporarily banning the importation of restricted handguns pending more restrictive, permanent measures from parliament.
  • Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces new gun control legislation in Ottawa, Ontario on Monday.
    Patrick Doyle
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    The Canadian Press via AP
    The Canadian government has unveiled how much it's proposing to pay for banned firearms under a mandatory buyback program part of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pledge to toughen gun laws amid a rash of recent mass shootings in the U.S., including Buffalo. However, the proposed new law has already drawn criticism from legal gun owners who say it doesn’t target the real problem.