Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is anticipated to fulfill with Toronto’s mayor Tuesday to debate doable methods to fight gun violence.
The assembly with John Tory is ready to happen a day after the federal, provincial and municipal governments introduced they’d collectively supply $4.5 million to Toronto police to sort out gun crime.
The power has been grappling with a rising numbers of shootings over the previous two years, with 14 separate shootings recorded over the current lengthy weekend alone.
Police have mentioned the overwhelming majority of these incidents have been gang associated.
Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders mentioned Monday the funding is welcome, however didn’t instantly say how it could be spent.
Saunders mentioned he’ll lay out his plan to take care of gun violence within the coming days.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford mentioned in a press release the province’s $1.5-million contribution comes from reallocating cash beforehand earmarked for a part of a four-year anti-gang funding effort.