Year: 1982 Source: Calgary Herald, (November 13, 1982), p.B8 SIEC No: 19820006

This newspaper article discusses the national program to improve firearm safety in Canada. It describes the 1979 gun law, which strengthened the restrictions on the purchase of firearms. The debate over whether these policies should be relaxed or tightened is also outlined. The article also states that gun-related murders, armed robberies, & suicides have decreased since 1979, & possibly since 1975. (VM)