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Crime Spike Prompts Canada to Unveil Tougher Gun Control Steps

Canada's Liberal government unveiled proposals on Tuesday to tighten already tough gun control laws to address a spike in crimes involving firearms, including a deadly attack on a  mosque last year. The measures include enhanced background checks on people seeking to buy firearms, especially those with a history of violence. They also would oblige retailers to maintain adequate records of inventories and sales. Although Canada has much stricter firearms restrictions than the...

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