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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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Friday, March 6, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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