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Gun Enthusiasts Dumped

The government has shaken up a committee that advises the public safety minister on firearms legislation in Canada, dumping three gun enthusiasts in favour of a trio of police leaders. The Harper gov...
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Toews Takes Atleo's Advice

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews announced Monday that funding for the First Nations Policing Program will be renewed for the next five years. The program, which pays roughly half of the cost of poli...
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Atleo Pushes Toews For <i>This</i>

It's crucial that the new minister of aboriginal affairs and northern development hit the ground running and get to work right away to tackle the urgent issues facing First Nations communities, says N...
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Tories Kill Web Surveillance Bill

OTTAWA - The Conservative government has abandoned its controversial and much-maligned Internet surveillance bill, legislation it once claimed was crucial to stopping child pornographers.Less than a y...
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That's An Order, Toews

OTTAWA - In a highly unusual move, a federal judge has ordered Public Safety Minister Vic Toews to accept the transfer to Canada of a prisoner serving his sentence in a U.S. jail — saying the minister...