Living in Canada, it’s tempting to view stories of gun violence south of the border as an American epidemic. But the statistics tell a different story. Year of the Gun, a documentary featured on CBC Docs POV, shines a spotlight on Toronto, where gun-related violence is rising at an alarming rate. This increase isn’t unique to Canada’s largest city — it’s a trend seen across the country.

Here are some surprising numbers relating to gun violence in Canada.

Watch Year of the Gun on CBC Docs POV.

Please note: This article has been amended from its original version to better reflect the context of the documentary, Year of the Gun.