Firearm, drug and tobacco crime

Firearm, drug and tobacco crime

Learn about firearms regulations in Canada that prioritize public safety and effective police work, while respecting law-abiding firearms owners.


Firearms Legislation For Safer Communities

Canada is not immune to firearms violence. Violent crime involving firearms continues to have devastating impacts across the country. The Government of Canada is strengthening Canada’s gun laws in a common sense and focused way.

Firearm smuggling

Find out more about the illegal firearms market and the consequences for Canadian society.

Gun and Gang Violence

Learn about how the Government of Canada will tackle the increase in gun related violence and gang activity in Canada

Drugs and illicit products

Drug trafficking is an international problem with growing links to other criminal activities. Find more information on how Canada combats illicit drug activity internationally and at home.

Illicit tobacco

The illegal tobacco trade plays a significant role in the world of organized crime. Find out what the Government of Canada is doing to reduce the availability of contraband tobacco.

Marijuana grow operations

Marijuana grow operations are a danger to public health and safety. Learn how to spot the signs of an illegal grow operation. For landlords, learn more about how to protect your property.

Alcohol, drugs and travel

Numerous Canadians are imprisoned abroad every year for drug-related offenses. Make sure you're not one of them.

Government response to drug crime

Learn about the funding available to enhance the capacity of government to combat drug crime.

What we are doing


Reducing gun violence together

Gun violence is on the rise. We all have a role to play in making Canada safer.

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