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Politics, Society

30 years after Polytechnique massacre Canada’s gun debate rages on

On a quiet afternoon on Dec. 6, 1989, a young man armed with a semi-automatic rifle hidden in a plastic garbage bag walked into the hilltop campus of the Université de Montréal’s engineering school with vengeance in his heart. After »

Politics, Society

Opposition growing to Quebec firearms registry.

Three years after the Conservative government in Ottawa scrapped the federal long-gun registry, the mainly French-speaking province of Quebec announced it would introduce its own version within the province. The federal government at the time said the cost of two »

Politics, Society

Quebec to create its own long-gun registry

The Quebec provincial government has tabled new legislation to create its own long-gun registry, nearly three years after Ottawa under the previous Conservative government decided to scrap the federal long-gun registry. The proposed legislation, called Bill 64, the Firearms Registration Act, »