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15 November 2011

CTV News (Toronto) / Canadian Press

OTTAWA — Scrapping the requirement to register rifles and shotguns could fuel illegal firearms trafficking across the Canadian border, warns an internal federal memo. It says the move would weaken import controls by eliminating a requirement for border officials to verify firearms coming into the country. "Such a loophole could facilitate unregistered prohibited and restricted firearm trafficking into and through Canada," says the declassified memo, originally... (

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