Premier Dalton McGuinty is advocating a balanced approach, including police and social programmes to deal with Toronto’s gun problem.
McGuinty met privately with leaders of the east Toronto community in Scarborough where two people were killed and 23 wounded in a shooting at barbecue Monday night.
The Mayor met with community leaders at the Etobicoke Civic Centre.
Gun-play in Colorado is also in the news.
Seventy-one people were shot when a gunman in a gas mask barged into a packed Denver-area theatre and opened fire.
Twenty-four year old, James Holmes is in custody.
He is a graduate student in neuroscience at the University of Colorado-Denver.
The theatre where the shooting took place announced it is not increasing security or curtailing screenings of .. The Dark Knight Rises, but will have extras staff for crowd control.