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7 August 2013

Calgary Herald (Alberta), Editorial

Last week's police standoff with 71-year-old Isidore Havis of Montreal may look like a one-off incident, but its ramifications stand poised to echo through the years. Havis, 71, the owner of an estimated 180 guns, fired a handgun at police during the tense, 20-hour confrontation. He will likely be charged with uttering threats, as well as firearms offences. The whole thing started when Havis mistook workers from Hydro-Quebec for intruders on his property and it... (

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