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Harper Government Wins Gun Fight

MONTREAL - The Harper government has won the latest round in its battle to delete, once and for all, the last remaining portion of the federal long-gun registry.Quebec's highest court has ruled agains...
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Quebec Gun Registry On The Way

QUEBEC - The Quebec government marked the anniversary of Canada's worst mass shooting by reiterating its intention to create its own gun registry.Public Security Minister Stephane Bergeron said in a s...
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Canada's Gun Laws Are Far From Bulletproof

While I had long believed in gun control, its importance hit home for me after losing my mother at the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007. Like many Canadians, I took some comfort in the strong Canadian laws and the seeming lack of comparable influence of the Canadian gun lobby compared to their NRA cousins in the US. However, the changes to Canadian gun laws over the past year show that this sense of comfort was naive.
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Quebec Wins Right To Keep Gun Registry

Quebec Superior Court Judge Marc André Blanchard has granted a permanent injunction blocking the federal government from destroying the province's portion of the gun registry. He ruled that the provin...
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Gunning For Ontario Liberals

TORONTO - Ontario's Progressive Conservatives accuse the Liberal government of planning to create a provincial gun registry.Premier Dalton McGuinty says he has no intention of creating an Ontario gun...
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Toews Lashes Out Over Gun Records

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews is lashing out at provincial officials who he says are collecting unauthorized information on long-gun buyers, threatening to use legislation to make them stop. In a...
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The Gun Registry Lives

MONTREAL - A Quebec judge has granted an injunction that will keep the long-gun registry alive in Quebec until mid-June, when the legal battle between the province and Ottawa begins in earnest.Justice...
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Long-Gun Registry Scrapped

OTTAWA - Federal Conservatives erupted in cheers Wednesday after finally securing House of Commons approval to scrap the controversial long-gun registry.The Harper government used its majority to pass...