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Pro-gun activists march on Parliament Hill, speak out against assault weapon ban

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Editor’s Note: In a Sept. 12 story about a pro-firearm rally on Parliament Hill, The Canadian Press reported that the federal government had “set up” a buy-back program for newly prohibited firearms. In fact, the government has issued a tender to 15 companies to design such a program, but it is not yet active. Pro-gun activists marched in Ottawa on Saturday to contest what they describe as the “injustice and ineffectiveness” of the federal government’s assault weapon ban. The Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights is behind the outdoor event on Parliament Hill, dubbed an “integrity march,” to advocate for […]

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Heritage Ottawa ‘unimpressed’ with new Château Laurier design – Ottawa

Heritage Ottawa ‘unimpressed’ with new Château Laurier design - Ottawa

“The most disgraceful act of heritage vandalism of our generation” is how Heritage Ottawa describes the redesign of upgrades to the Château Laurier in a report they released Sunday. “The revised design fails to resolve — or even address — the underlying flaw that impaired all of the previous attempts,” said the organization in their statement. “The angular, blocky massing and style of the proposed addition remains intrinsically incompatible with the romantic sensibility of the historic Château.” READ MORE: City earmarks $300K of leftover project cash for autonomous vehicle test track According to the city of Ottawa website, the new […]

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