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Long-gun registry supporters exploiting Montreal massacre's 22nd anniversary for 'political agenda,' says sports shooting spokesperson

'This is all about a political agenda, the grief industry kicks into full gear and it uses these victims to advance their agendas,' says Tony Bernardo, spokesman for the Canadian Sports Shooting Association.

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Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and Public Safety Minister Vic Toews are responsible for Bill C-19 to eliminate the long-gun registry.

PARLIAMENT HILL— Vocal opponents of the federal long-gun registry are accusing gun-control advocates of exploiting the 22nd anniversary of the shooting massacre of 14 women at a Montreal engineering college to generate public opposition to a Conservative bill that will dismantle the registry and destroy its records.

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Long-gun registry supporters exploiting Montreal massacre's 22nd anniversary for 'political agenda,' says sports shooting spokesperson

'This is all about a political agenda, the grief industry kicks into full gear and it uses these victims to advance their agendas,' says Tony Bernardo, spokesman for the Canadian Sports Shooting Association.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Justice Minister Rob Nicholson and Public Safety Minister Vic Toews are responsible for Bill C-19 to eliminate the long-gun registry.

PARLIAMENT HILL— Vocal opponents of the federal long-gun registry are accusing gun-control advocates of exploiting the 22nd anniversary of the shooting massacre of 14 women at a Montreal engineering college to generate public opposition to a Conservative bill that will dismantle the registry and destroy its records.

  

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Saturday, March 28, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Broadbent Institute Progress Summit 2015 - Day 2 panels March 27, 2015

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Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd, Working Families Party co-chair Bob Master, CCPA-Ontario economist Kaylie Tiessen and Canadian Labour Congress political action director Nathan Rotman on a panel discussing "why unions can lead the progressive fight."

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Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd

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Working Families party co-chair Bob Master

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Brian Topp and David Akin

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The packed room at the "Fighting the Frame: How Progressives Can Win Back the Debate" panel discussion.

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Summa Strategies' Tim Powers.

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Tasha Kheiriddin and Tim Powers.

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David Akin and Anna Greenberg.

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The NDP's Rebecca Blaikie and Anne McGrath.

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde spoke about Canada's relationship with Indigenous people

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Feminist Frequency founder Anita Sarkeesian spoke about feminism 3.0 and online harassment.

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Indigenous rights activist and instructor at University of Winnipeg Leah Gazan
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Quebec activist Dalila Awada

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