Another Day, Another Committee Meeting

Tomorrow, Wednesday March 28, 2012 will be the third of four days of meetings about C-19, a bill to abolish the foolish unrestricted firearms registry in Canada. For 17 years we have born this burden. It has long ago worn out its welcome.

The list of witnesses is long:
“Bill C-19, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act
Other witnesses may follow
Rick Hanson, Chief (Calgary Police Service)
Murray Grismer (As an individual)
Mario Harel, Vice-President, Chief, Service de police de la Ville de Gatineau (Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police)
Wally Butts (As an individual)
Hélène Larente (As an individual)
Bernard Pelletier, Spokesperson, Firearms portfolio (Fédération québécoise des chasseurs et pêcheurs)
Morgan Crockett, Member, Dawson College student (Dawson Student Union)
Francine Anna Dulong (As an individual)
Bruno Marchand, Director General (Association québécoise de prévention du suicide)
Luc Massicotte, Mobilization Coordinator (Association québécoise de prévention du suicide)
Mathieu Murphy-Perron, Executive Director (Dawson Student Union)
A. Lee Foote, Associate Professor, University of Alberta (As an individual)
Martha Jackman, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa (As an individual)
Gary Mauser, Professor Emeritus, Simon Fraser University (As an individual)
Linda Silas, President (Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions)
Claude Bégin, Planning Officer, programs and research (Directeurs de la Santé publique du Québec (Lanaudière))
Dr. Caillin Langmann, Resident Physician, McMaster University (As an individual)
Dr. Jean-Pierre Trépanier, Regional Director (Directeurs de la Santé publique du Québec (Lanaudière))”

You can follow the meeting in more detail here. Time of the start is 2:30 pm, EDT. It’s a rainy day here. I should be able to follow closely and take notes.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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