It is a relief that Ottawa police believe they’ve arrested the pervert who was creeping up on women and trying to yank their pants down. The suspect now faces 27 charges, mostly for sexual assault, mischief and breach of probation. The last one deserves some attention.
Archive for May 11th, 2012
The commissioner of the RCMP has ordered all provincial chief firearms officers (CFOs) to end backdoor long-gun registries, now that the federal registry has been abolished.
“I instruct all chief firearms officers to ensure that the licensing conditions you impose on business records pursuant to the Firearms Act do not facilitate the creation of long-gun registries in your jurisdictions,” Bob Paulson wrote in a letter issued Friday.
I don’t know about you, but I find this beyond galling. It’s downright maddening.
The chief of the Attawapiskat First Nation is threatening to call a state of emergency again at her reserve unless the federal government coughs up $50,000 a month with no strings attached for the band to use for housing.