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44th Parliament, 1st Session
(November 22, 2021 - Present)

Gun Control, Illegal Arms Trafficking and the Increase in Gun Crimes Committed by Members of Street Gangs

Report and Government Response

Report 3: A Path Forward: Reducing Gun and Gang Violence in Canada
  • Adopted by the Committee: April 7, 2022
  • Presented to the House: April 25, 2022
  • Government Response Requested

Information

That, given the increase in gun violence and the numerous deadly shootings in the streets of Montreal and the metropolitan area in recent weeks, and notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House: (a) the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security be instructed to undertake as a priority a study on gun control, illegal arms trafficking and the increase in gun crimes committed by members of street gangs; (b) the members to serve on the committee be appointed by the whip of each recognized party depositing with the Clerk of the House a list of his or her party's members before the adjournment of the House; (c) the Clerk of the House shall convene a meeting of the committee on a priority basis no later than Wednesday, December 8, 2021; and(d) the Minister of Public Safety, as well as representatives of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, appear before the committee as witnesses for a period of three hours each as the committee sees fit

Meetings

Webcast Televised Audio only In Camera Cancelled Modified Outside of Parliament Hill