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Wendy Cukier. 2008 ‘Backgrounder: The Harper Government and Gun Control.’ Coalition for Gun Control (Canada), p. 2. Toronto: Coalition for Gun Control (Canada). 8 September

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High-profile incidents of legal handguns misused by their owners include the shooting of John O'Keefe by a gun club member as he was walking home on Yonge St. in January 2008, the shooting of Laval police officer Daniel Tessier by a legal handgun owner who had failed to report his change of address in March 2007, the shooting by a Beaconsfield, Quebec, psychologist of his two daughters and his wife with a legally owned magnum .357 in October 2006 (6).

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6) Betsy Powell, "'Legal' gun at centre of homicide," Toronto Star, January 15, 2008; Vincent Larouche, "Procès -- Policier tué Amateur d'armes à feu," Journal de Montréal, June 4 2008; Sidhartha Banerjee, Cheryl Cornacchia, Kate Lunau and SueMontgomery, "Montreal's Bulgarian community in shock over triple murder; no obvious motive yet for detectives," Montreal Gazette, October 16, 2006.

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