Kris Sims, Atlantic Bureau

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A rack of 'long guns' and rifles. (QMI Agency file photo)

Ontario's gun police defend new rules

Ontario's top gun cop says he's within his mandate to change the rules for restricted gun owners transporting weapons in the province.

A rack of 'long guns' and rifles. (QMI Agency file photo)

Gun registry records destroyed

Federal Conservatives were cheering the destruction of hundreds of thousands of gun registry records Thursday night, the culmination of what has been a core campaign promise by the Tories for a decade.

CBC headquarters in downtown Toronto.

No answers yet on CBC absenteeism

The head of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation cannot explain why his employees are absent almost twice as often than private sector workers.

Canada's Public Safety Minister Vic Toews speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa June 19, 2012. (REUTERS/Chris Wattie)

Gun registry shot down in Ontario

An attempt to save the long-gun registry data in Ontario misfired Friday, when the Ontario Superior Court called an appeal by a Toronto women's shelter "weak" and dismissed it.

Rifles handed in by people are seen on the floor during gun exchange program, May 25, 2011. (REUTERS/Carlos Jasso)

Gun owners shuffle weapons to confuse registry

Thousands of gun owners are swapping their shotguns and rifles with friends and neighbours in an effort to obliterate the defunct federal long-gun registry.

Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews takes part in a press conference in Edmonton, August 10, 2012. (David Bloom/QMI Agency)

Toews: Show me the Khadr tape

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews said he's not surprised a majority of Canadians are uneasy about convicted terrorist and murderer Omar Khadr returning to Canada.