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The long-gun registry stands as “an almost perfect symbol of rural and small-town alienation,” Postmedia’s Michael Den Tandt argues. He can only assume Thomas Mulcair and his advisers were aware of this when the NDP leader announced this week, out of the blue, that he would revive the registry in some form or another. 693 more words
Janessa Bretner doesn’t remember how old she was the first time she heard about the 1989 massacre in Montreal.
“I do know that I couldn’t believe something like this could happen in my own country,” says the third-year biology student at the University of Calgary. 650 more words
Watch: Heated exchange in House of Commons over Montreal Massacre
MONTREAL — As Canadians prepare to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique, a twitterstorm of controversy took place over remarks made by the country’s justice minister. 564 more words
If nothing else, the timing of NDP leader Thomas Mulcair’s renewed interest in a national system of gun registration is worthy of note.
His remarks – that the NDP would revive registration, without necessarily reviving the registry – came just before the 25th anniversary of the… 769 more words