Firearms

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Gun Lobby Warns Ottawa

OTTAWA - Canada's recreational firearms lobby is telling the Harper government to avoid signing a landmark United Nations arms trade treaty, arguing it could lead to an insidious return of the federal...

The Canadian Man Charged for Defending Himself

One morning in August, 2010 Ian Thomson awoke to find intruders firebombing his house. As an experienced firearms instructor, Thomson knew what he had to do. He got his gun out of the safe where it was stored and scared the men off his property by firing over their heads. Then he was charged with four offences.
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Time To Ban Handguns?

TORONTO - Gun control advocates took aim at handguns Wednesday, calling for a national ban of the weapons they said are used only for violence.Relatives of a Toronto man killed in a double shooting fo...

RCMP To Get New Rifles

EDMONTON - The RCMP will spend at least $1 million to add more high-powered guns to its arsenal, a move recommended after four Mounties were shot to death six years ago in Alberta.The C8 patrol carbin...
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War on Mexican Drugs Not Fast and Furious Enough

The government is aware that American guns are travelling into the hands of very dangerous people, however nothing is really done. Rick Perry has spoken of a potential American involvement in Mexico, complete with sending troops over the border and maintaining order. But is this effective?