|Quebec court backs gun registry, sets stage for... - Saturday, April 21, 2012|
Quebec court backs gun registry, sets stage for federal legal battle... The province’s gun-control advocates were buoyed Friday by a strongly worded Quebec Superior Court judgment that recognized the recently abolished long-gun registry as an effective and economical crime prevention tool, laying the groundwork for a long legal battle with Ottawa.
|RCMP Bulletin Ending the Long-Gun Registry Act - Sunday, April 15, 2012|
The Government of Canada has changed the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act to eliminate the requirement to register non-restricted firearms effective April 5, 2012. Until further notice, due to a Court Order issued by the Quebec Superior Court, residents of Quebec are still required to register non-restricted firearms with the RCMP Canadian Firearms Program.
|Long gun data loss will hurt investigations... - Sunday, April 15, 2012|
The Canadian Firearms Program, administered by the RCMP, works with police on investigations and plays a role in tracing the illegal movement and criminal use of firearms both in Canada and abroad, according to the note obtained under the Access to...
|Registry records halted by Quebec court - Thursday, April 05, 2012|
Ottawa forbidden to destroy gun documents Tory bill celebrations tempered by injunction C-19 receives royal assent after passing senate The destruction of records from the now defunct long-gun registry has been halted at the eleventh hour by an...
|Senate votes to kill long-gun registry - Thursday, April 05, 2012|
The Conservative government vowed during the 2011 election to eliminate the long-gun registry. On Wednesday night, the bill to officially end the registry had its final vote in the Senate — leaving only a signature from the Governor General needed to officially kill the registry.
|Women's groups outraged over exclusion from... - Wednesday, April 04, 2012|
Women's groups say they were shut out of Senate committee hearings about the repeal of the long-gun registry, legislation they say will only increase gun violence against women.
|Conservative budget slashes CBC spending by 10% - Thursday, March 29, 2012|
The corporation, which has been a Tory target for years, the offered no immediate details on how the eventual cut of $115 million will affect television, radio and online services.
|Tories pass controversial crime bill as prov... - Monday, March 12, 2012|
The Conservatives have used their majority to pass the so-called omnibus crime bill within the first 100 sitting days of Parliament as promised, despite continued opposition from Canada's...
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