Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals promised in 2015 to take handguns and assault weapons ‘off our streets,’ but have made only limited progress in the face of strong opposition.
Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair, pictured speaking to reporters in Ottawa in March, was tasked with consulting on banning certain types of firearms and was met with staunch opposition from gun advocates. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—There’s nothing like the gun lobby.
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According to a Senate spokesperson, the Senate's in-house compensation team has developed 'effective work-arounds and capacity to promptly fix any errors' associated with the problem-plagued Phoenix pay system.
David Merner, a failed Green candidate from B.C., says there are encouraging signs the party could come close to surpassing the NDP in its fundraising numbers next year. He is vying to take the reins from Elizabeth May.