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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,»