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Government moves ahead on gun control, crime and justice agenda

Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police calls Bill C-301 'retrogressive' and won't benefit safety, security of Canadians.

The Conservative government is committed to repealing the Long Gun Registry and will not comply with a Bloc Québécois motion passed last week to maintain the gun registry for all firearms and end the amnesty for gun owners to register their weapons, says the government. "The gun registry in itself is, frankly, a useless piece of government bureaucracy right now. It's completely wasteful, it's cost taxpayers well over a billion dollars since it was first introduced back in

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