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Canada

5 November 2009

CBC News (Canada)

The number of police officers using the firearms registry jumped last year, according to a report prepared by the RCMP. Figures contained in the Mounties' annual performance report show that the number of queries to the Canadian Firearms Registry rose 24 per cent in 2008-09. The report also says the government spent just $8.4 million on the registry last year — a third of what had been budgeted, in part because it needed 66 fewer full-time workers than the 131... (GunPolicy.org)

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