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Handgun freeze in Canada and five-round limit on magazines

Government’s to introduce Bill C-21, as Justin Trudeau says sport shooting and hunting the only grounds for ‘everyday’ gun ownership

Canada’s government is to legislate for a national freeze on handgun ownership that would prevent people buying and selling them anywhere in the country.

“The day this legislation goes into effect it will no longer be possible to buy, sell, transfer or import handguns in Canada,” said the prime minister, Justin Trudeau.

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