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Canada

13 February 2007

Vancouver Sun

There are nearly 850,000 registered firearms in B.C. — enough to arm one out of every five people in the province, according to the Canada Firearms Centre. The vast majority of guns registered with the national gun registry are owned by people in rural B.C., where hunting is a popular recreation. But firearms are popular with many urban British Columbians. Of the 101,503 handguns in the province, 6,035 are in the Vancouver V6 postal code, which is roughly downtown,... (GunPolicy.org)

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