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Liberal Chief Justin Trudeau will unveil his get together’s plan to limit assault rifles and handguns in Toronto right now.

Trudeau will likely be making the 10:30 a.m. ET announcement in Toronto’s Greektown, the positioning of a lethal gun rampage final summer season.

Faisal Hussain walked by way of the Danforth neighbourhood on July 22, 2018, capturing at individuals on the road, on patios and in eating places.

He killed 10-year-old Julianna Kozis and 18-year-old Reese Fallon. 13 others had been injured. Hussain, 29, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the pinnacle after a gunfight with police.

At present’s Liberal announcement is anticipated to be a two-pronged coverage promise to limit or prohibit assault rifles and to permit cities to impose bans on handguns.

The coverage variations between the Liberals and Conservatives on weapons are stark.

In a radio interview in Kitchener earlier this week, Trudeau accused Conservative Chief Andrew Scheer of “being in the pocket” of the gun foyer.

Throughout an occasion in Saint John right now, Scheer known as {that a} “ridiculous accusation” made by a frontrunner mired in scandal and determined to alter the channel.

Very completely different get together positions

“Our plan goes after the real criminals. We’re going after illegal firearms, we’re standing up for honest Canadians, farmers and hunters, people who use firearms responsibly and legally,” he mentioned.

“It’s easy to ask law-abiding Canadians to follow more laws. It’s harder to go after the criminals and illegal firearms. Conservatives are ready to do the hard work that will actually improve safety in our communities.”

Invoice Blair, who served because the Liberal authorities’s level man on gun management, instructed the CBC’s Fifth Property a re-elected Liberal authorities would ban some kinds of “assault-style” rifles and herald extra restrictions on the place firearms may be possessed or saved.

Toronto Mayor John Tory, whose metropolis has been reeling from eruptions of gun violence, has been calling for a nationwide handgun ban for greater than a 12 months, however in August he mentioned he can be proud of a city-wide ban.

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