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Canada: Implementing the Firearms Act

Thursday, August 19, 2010

When Canada`s auditor general tabled her December 2002 report, she set her sights on Ottawa`s controversial gun registry program. Sheila Fraser blasted the federal government for exceeding its estimated budget, saying that by the time the smoke cleared and all gun owners and their guns were registered, the program would have cost taxpayers more than $1 billion. Opposition critics were quick to point out that figure is 500 times more than the original $2-million estimate.

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