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22 November 2011

CTV News (Winnipeg) / Canadian Press

OTTAWA — The federal information watchdog says a government move to destroy gun-registry records sets a bad precedent. Suzanne Legault told a Commons committee Tuesday that a federal bill to scrap the long-gun registry -- and delete millions of records -- violates the letter and spirit of the Library and Archives of Canada Act. "It does raise major concerns in terms of transparency and accountability in general," Legault said. "As information commissioner, I have... (GunPolicy.org)

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