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Christmas 1956: The Year I Got My First Rifle

When I was 10, I spent Christmas at a remote lake-side cottage in the Haliburton Highlands of Ontario. This is decades prior to the mansions on the water of today and was simply an un-insulated cabin with wood stove, no electricity and of course no indoor facilities. We had to break ice to get wa

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Christmas 1956: The Year I Got My First Rifle

When I was 10, I spent Christmas at a remote lake-side cottage in the Haliburton Highlands of Ontario. This is decades prior to the mansions on the water of today and was simply an un-insulated cabin with wood stove, no electricity and of course no indoor facilities. We had to break ice to ge

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A Eulogy for Canada’s Gun Registry

The life story of the Canadian Firearms Registry ended recently with the scrapping of a piece of gun legislation. This story as it were spans three decades and now, as with all things destined to leave this earth, in the wake of its death it’s time to reflect on its significance.  As a Canadian gun