Community health centre aims to address “root cause” of crime

We keep thinking that Toronto’s gun violence can’t get worse — and then it does.

Already this year, there have been 27 killings by gunshots in Toronto compared to 16 this same time in 2017. 

This month alone, a 16-year-old youth living near Jane and Sheppard was recklessly playing with a firearm that went off, nearly claiming the life of his sibling.

In a single weekend, two separate shootings — one near Driftwood and the other off Shoreham Drive — left 25-year-old Karim Hirani and 39-year-old Jibri Hussaini James dead.

Read the opinion editorial published in the North York Mirror.