Monday, September 03, 2007

Saskatchewan implements mandatory gunshot reporting

Saskatchewan, as of September 1, 2007, has become the second province in Canada to require healthcare professionals to report gunshot and stabbing wounds to the police. See: Sask. closes gun loophole: Lloydminster Meridian Booster, Lloydminster, AB.

Nova Scotia is considering doing the same; the Deputy Minister of Justice has been circulating a discussion paper on the topic this past week, seeking comments on the topic.

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