Kyle Giroux, 16, from Ottawa used to get into trouble with the law. Now he’s straightened out his life through boxing.
Gun violence has been on the rise in Ottawa. According to police, there were 48 shootings in 2014. That’s a 60-per-cent increase in shootings compared with the previous year, when the city had 30 in total. To help keep youth off the streets, Final Round Boxing started a pilot project – offering a one dollar a month membership fee.