Liberal Senator Colin Kenny explains his controversial suggestion on why he thinks Canada’s border inspectors should carry guns

For a start, it is time to give the inspectors who are supposed to act as peace officers at our crossings the same tools that our regular police officers use to deter violence on our streets. That's right. Firearms.

By Liberal Senator COLIN KENNY

PUBLISHED : Monday, June 20, 2005 4:00 AM

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