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Canada

7 January 2003

Toronto Star (Ontario), Editorial

There are two components of effective gun control in Canada. The first is the federal Firearms Act, which includes the registry for all legally owned guns in Canada. The second has to do with efforts to prevent the smuggling of illegal guns into the country, primarily from the U.S. Both are obviously important. In "reaffirming its strong support" for gun registration in 1999, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police said it "will contribute to safer communities,... (GunPolicy.org)

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