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

Illegal Drugs

Tackling organized crime in the production and trafficking of illegal drugs.

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.

Cannabis laws and regulations

About cannabis, process of legalization, legal products in provinces and territories.

Alcohol, drugs and travel

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

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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