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Conservatives restrict RCMP's ability to reclassify firearms

The Conservative government has put new restrictions on the ability of the RCMP to reclassify firearms, the latest move aimed at winning support from gun enthusiasts. 501 more words

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Peter MacKay photographed in gun lobby t-shirt

“Peter MacKay was photographed wearing a “No Compromise” T-shirt that symbolizes a gun lobby group’s goal to repeal Canada’s firearms laws and legalize the possession of all semi-automatic weapons. 65 more words

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High demand from 'very, very important persons' has Tories reversing plans to mothball four Challenger jets

The Harper government’s plan to decommission four of its six C-144 Challengers was sidelined and revisited last year because the executive jets were getting more VIP and military use than thought. 517 more words

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Challenger jets kept by Conservative government because of high use

The Harper government’s plan to decommission four of its six C-144 Challengers was sidelined and revisited last year because the executive jets were getting more VIP and military use than thought, the Canadian Press news service reports. 512 more words

Defence Watch

Editorial — Peter MacKay's strange round tables on justice

SUNDAY MORNING EDITORIAL — “I am proud to welcome Justice Minister Peter MacKay to Kamloops today. Our Government strongly believes that consulting with Canadians and hearing firsthand about their experiences is the most effective way to make progress and transform our criminal justice system for the benefit of all. 285 more words

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Ontario and Quebec were the focus of Canadian Forces-RCMP marijuana search and destroy missions

Some Defence Watch readers have asked for more details following the brief report published here about the RCMP and Canadian military spending nearly $11.5 million in the last eight years on a national search-and-destroy mission for illicit marijuana crops. 407 more words

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National Post editorial board: It’s time to decriminalize marijuana

On Tuesday in Vancouver, Justice Minister Peter MacKay reiterated that he’s considering loosening Canada’s marijuana laws — specifically, treating small-time possession like a traffic violation rather than a criminal matter. 807 more words

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