The Truth About Tasers
The death of Robert Dziekanski at the Vancouver airport in October 2007 created a wave of controversy over the use of Taser guns by Canadian police forces. Since that time, The National has been investigating issues of safety and appropriate deployment of the devices, and tracking incidents involving police use of Tasers. You will find our recent coverage on this page. For stories related to the Dziekanski incident, please see our in-depth report entitled A Deadly Landing.