I'm not sure why the Reform-Conservatives hate Canadians so much, or why they hate the police so much, or why they hate women so much, or why they hate children so much; but their unfettered hatred is destroying this country. They take hot button issues and ride them to hell, with the Canadian people on their coat tails.
If you can listen to this video and not be moved, than obviously it is too late for us and Mel Hurtig is right. Someone has killed Canada and we drove the get away car.
The Ref-Cons' use of blackmail was inexcusable, and maybe the MPs shouldn't have succumbed to that blackmail. However, for several, I'm sure they were just voting for their constituents.
Michael Ignatieff has promised that his party is currently working on an amendment and let's hope that amendment is given the proper respect. If not, and the Reformers finally get their wish, it will be a sad day indeed.
Plan to End Gun Registry Stirs Plea From Montreal Police
The Canadian Press
November 4, 2009
MONTREAL — The plan to kill the federal gun registry is stirring emotional responses in Montreal as the 20th anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique massacre approaches. With the future of the firearms registry up for a free vote Wednesday in the House of Commons, Montreal's police chief pleaded with politicians to keep it alive.
In a rare political statement issued from his office, Yvan Delorme cited a specific case where the registry may have helped Montreal officers prevent another gun rampage. He made his plea on the same day that a gun victim's mother was published in an open letter urging politicians to support the registry ....