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Trudeau sets sights on tighter gun controls

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, still reeling from the blackface scandal, tried to take the ball back Friday with a promise to ban assault rifles and crack down on handguns. Jagmeet Singh revealed Trudeau wants to talk to him directly about the controversy, which the NDP leader says has been hurtful to young, racialized Canadians. And Conservative rival Andrew Scheer wants to spend $1.5 billion on new high-tech medical equipment for Canadian facilities.

The Canadian Press