There was a time not so long ago, easily within living memory, when the RCMP were people we could (and should, even) look up to. But now? Recent events have shown clearly that you can't trust them as far as you can throw them. A sad state of affairs for a once-storied institution.
It was only a matter of time before those sneaky sons of bitches tried something like this.
Due to technical issues with the government’s website, the text of the bill is as yet unavailable, but it is highly unlikely that the amendments include anything that might indicate a return to the federal long gun registry. However, after a long and drawn-out battle with the Quebec provincial government regarding that province’s desire to create a provincial registry...
The contentious regulations, which would help achieve compliance with a United Nations firearms treaty, have now been delayed eight times by four successive governments.
"The petitioners are asking the government of Canada to revise the firearms marking regulations to recognize that a simple requirement for a serial number of all new firearms into Canada will satisfy the United Nations request and adequately address the tracking requirements"