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Canada

18 August 2010

Vancouver Sun (British Columbia)

OTTAWA — The head of the Canadian Firearms Program, who was a vocal proponent of the long-gun registry, has been replaced and is currently on leave from the organization. The move to replace RCMP Chief Supt. Marty Cheliak comes a few weeks before Parliament is scheduled to continue to debate a Conservative private member's bill to scrap the registry. The RCMP announced Wednesday that Chief Supt. Pierre Perron will take over as director general from Cheliak, who... (GunPolicy.org)

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