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New York mayor promises to rid the city of guns

(New York) The new mayor of New York, Eric Adams, promised on Monday to rid the megalopolis of guns, in particular by deploying plainclothes police to the streets after a series of violence in recent days that claimed the life of a young agent. Posted at 6:02 p.m.“Gun violence is a public health crisis that continues to threaten every corner of the city,” said this former African-American police officer when announcing a series of measures."Public safety is my administration's top priority and that's why we're going to get guns off our streets, protect our...
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Ontario | A mayor at the front against Law 21

(Ottawa) Patrick Brown predicts that one day, in Canada, a prime minister will be forced to issue an official apology for the adoption and application in Quebec of Bill 21. In the meantime, the mayor of Brampton continues his crusade for finance the legal challenge of the State Secularism Act – and he rubs his hands as he sees the measure's popularity falter. Posted at 5:00 a.m. Melanie Marquis The PressFrom Victoria to Calgary via Winnipeg, Toronto and Halifax, from one end of the country to the oth...
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“We need a plan”, pleads the mayor of Quebec

The population needs to know where it is going in the coming weeks, according to the mayor of Quebec, Bruno Marchand, who encourages the government to establish a clear plan on deconfinement. “We need a plan [...], we got there. People basically need predictability, to know when things are going to happen, ”launched Mr. Marchand, Sunday afternoon. Met while he was continuing his tour of snow castles as part of the “Accent solidaire” challenge, he reported on the “ebullition” of the population in relation to a return to normal life. “I understand that Public Health is hesitant, that it does not want to make false [espoirs]. But the popular trend at the moment is that we need to have air, ”he says. According to him, knowing when – and under what conditions...
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Gun violence in New York, a test for the new mayor

New York's newest mayor, Eric Adams, had promised to improve security in the largest city in the United States. The first three weeks of his tenure were marked by gun violence, increasing the pressure on this former police officer. • Read also: Young policeman killed in New York, the mayor wants to act against guns • Read also: In New York, two violent deaths rekindle the debate on insecurity • Read also: PICTURES | Twenty dead in a fire in New York On Friday, a 22-year-old police officer was killed and another seriously injured in a shooting in the Harlem neighborhood. A test for Mr. Adams, whose plan to curb the crime that he decried so much during his campaign is still awaited. "It's our city against the murderers," the Democratic mayor said Friday...