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What Did Taxpayers Get For Their Billion Dollars?

Tuesday, December 3, 2002

Back in 1995, when Bill C-68, the Firearms Act, was being debated in the House of Commons, twenty Reform MPs took that opportunity to warn the government that it would cost a billion dollars to register all the guns in Canada. Then Justice Minister Allan Rock pooh-poohed our projections saying: "We have provided our estimate of the cost of implementing universal registration over the next five years. We say that it will cost $85 million."

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