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22 January 2003

Edmonton Sun (Alberta)

The federal government has spent about $2.6 million on hired guns to deal with the backlog in registering firearms. The 100 new employees are being phased in at the central processing site in Miramichi, N.B., to deal with the thousands of calls from gun owners each day. "In December it was very busy," said Hana Hruska, manager of communications at the Canadian Firearms Centre in Ottawa. "They were getting 14,000 calls a day at one point. People couldn't get through... (

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