The minority Conservative government got help from 12 New Democrats, eight Liberals and one Independent to pass a private member's bill that would kill the registry, expunge records on more than seven million firearms, and plow under a $1-billion taxpayer investment.P.S. -- Don't be standing under any windows at the CBC building tonight.
The 164-137 vote in favour of Bill C-391 is a big victory for the Tories, who have been fighting for years to end what they call a “wasteful, inefficient” registry.
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“All members of our party support the principle of gun control. The issue is to find a system of gun control that works for all Canadians, that works in rural Canada, that works in urban Canada,” Mr. Ignatieff said.Yeah... we're all shocked.
He said the Liberals are working on that but he wouldn’t say how or with what.