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Senator David Tkachuk currently speaking in opposition to Bill C-71.
Senator David Tkachuk: Current legislation already allows for lifetime background checks where the RCMP has reason to believe issues may exist that affect the person's application for a firearm license.
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THREAD: Amendment Votes on Bill C-71 continue in the Senate at 2pm EST

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Senator Stan Kutcher speaking on mental health literacy, understanding mental health treatments.

"In Canada we've been working on mental health issues for the past 20 years."

Rate of mental illness essentially unchanged. Access to care has not significantly improved either.
Senator Larry Smith: Why did @JustinTrudeau appoint a Tides Canada representative to his office? Why does the government keep taking such a weak position on Tides Canada and their attacks on our energy sector?
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THREAD: Vote on Senator McIntyre's Amercement to Bill C-71

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Attendance currently being taken prior to the vote...
Senator McIntyre's Amendment Defeated 50 - 27 with 1 Abstention
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THREAD: Bill C-71 Canadian Senate review of Bill C-71 continues at 6pm EST

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Senator Paul McIntyre speaking to Bill C-71 about the amendments rejected by the senate as a whole.

Raising issue of public transparency with reference to RCMP handling of firearm classification decisions.
Senator McIntyre wants a reporting requirement added to Bill C-71 to hold the RCMP and the Canadian Firearms Program held accountable and its decisions are transparently provided to Canadians.
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"New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern proposes a national registry for firearms that remain in private hands, presumably to ease the task of confiscating them during the next unthinking panic."

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"Unfortunately, New Zealand isn't unique in surrendering individual rights and respect for liberty to the panic of the moment. We need look no further than our own country for examples that are as bad or worse."
"Do the people of New Zealand know that they're playing into the hands of a murderous, racist thug?"
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THREAD: Bill C-71 Canadian Senate Standing Committee on Security and National Defence (SECD) to hear from witnesses today.

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Dr. Mike Ackermann via video conference. Charles Tayler from Movie Armaments Group up first.
Charles Taylor: Bill C-71 will do nothing to stop drug dealers, gangs or criminals. My staff are all ex-police and military.
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"The first purpose of a firearm is to kill."

--Nathalie Provost, shooting victim

Harper government weakened gun control measures.
Trudeau government has not lived up to its promises made in Eelction 2015

--Heidi Rathjen

Trudeau government cuts to crime labs for tracing guns. Not fulfilling their promises to Canadians.

--Heidi Rathjen

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