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Quebec court makes Vic Toews very mad.

As you might have read, a Quebec Superior Court ruled that Ottawa must hand over gun registry data pertaining to Quebec over to the province, so it can help start up its own provincial gun registry:

In his decision, considered a victory for Quebec, Judge Marc-André Blanchard said the registry was created in a collaboration between governments and that Ottawa can’t destroy the data on its own. “There is a complex web between the federal, provincial and municipal authorities that wove the firearms registry, which means that it could not have existed without the close and constant co-operation of everyone,” Blanchard wrote.

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Dumb and insensitive.

The optics of this little stunt that Saskatchewan MP Garry Breitkreuz is involved in, are rather bad, to say the least:

A Saskatchewan Conservative MP is coming under fire for his starring role at a gun lobby dinner in the Greater Toronto area next month where the raffle prize is a Beretta semi-automatic handgun. Garry Breitkreuz is the guest speaker at the Canadian Shooting Sports Association’s (CSSA) annual general meeting and dinner on April 18 in Mississauga, where he’s to be lauded for his private member’s bill to abolish Canada’s controversial long-gun registry and relax rules on prohibited and restricted weapons.

You’re in a city that is trying to get […]

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Inflammatory “ten percenters” on the gun registry goes too far.

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Throw the dog some table scraps.

That’s my perception of the decision by the Cons to reintroduce legislation to kill the long gun registry. The last bill to try and do this wasn’t even brought forth for a vote because the government was sure to lose when all opposition parties opposed this effort, so what exactly makes the Cons. think they’ll have any more luck this time is a bit of a puzzler.

Perhaps, you might think, they will try to force this through by threatening it to be a confidence vote, as with their other law-and-order bills. That idea, however, has already been ruled out by Stock Day’s own department, so it’s clear the […]

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