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    An old piece of iron - C1A1

    How old are you?
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    An old piece of iron - C1A1

    First time I fired an FNCI with 7.62 ammo I was 16. It kicked like a mule. Had to remember to grip it correctly. We were not an infantry unit and ussually carried SMGs.
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    Canadian Federal Election 44 - Sep 2021

    Nothing new about that. https://www.milnet.ca/forums/threads/western-alienation-split-from-general-election-2019.131365/page-9 https://www.milnet.ca/forums/threads/the-libertarian-case-for-western-independence.132992/#post-1628420 Or, the urban vs rural divide in Canadian politics...
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    Canadian Federal Election 44 - Sep 2021

    Fortunately, when I graduated high school, there was still a Residency Requirement.
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    Canadian Federal Election 44 - Sep 2021

    Either that, or marry the boss's daughter. :)
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    Canadian Federal Election 44 - Sep 2021

    Which numbers to which rankings specifically? The MacLeans rankings or the Economist rankings? You will have to interpret the data for yourself.
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    Canadian Federal Election 44 - Sep 2021

    I've owned hunting rifles and shotguns all my life. Maybe that makes me safer. But, thats not why I own them. If concerned about safest places in Canada, and the world, https://www.macleans.ca/canadas-most-dangerous-places-2020/ https://safecities.economist.com/ No. NYC, LA, and Mexico City...
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    Canadian Federal Election 44 - Sep 2021

    Altair said, He was powerless when alive. As a matter of public safety, Council transferred his power to govern the city in a state of emergency to the Deputy Mayor.
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    Canadian Federal Election 44 - Sep 2021

    Since you decided to inject the former guy into Canadian Politics, We have been down this road before regarding the popular vote in Canadian elections, https://army.ca/forums/threads/cpc-leadership-discussion-2020-21.131363/page-35#post-1652384
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    RCMP MEMBER CHARGED WITH FIREARMS OFFENCES IN CALGARY

    We had a Metro Councillor issued one. Shot a "perp" attempting to rob his North York bakery. It was self defence and he was not charged.
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    RCMP MEMBER CHARGED WITH FIREARMS OFFENCES IN CALGARY

    Off-duty and retired First Responders "can call 9-1-1 with the best of 'em." :)
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    All things Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

    Nothing new about that. According to the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) in 2018, Mar 20, 2018 https://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/union-says-alberta-paramedics-working-in-system-at-breaking-point
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    RCMP MEMBER CHARGED WITH FIREARMS OFFENCES IN CALGARY

    If you really want to do a deep dive into Swiss Army ammunition, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firearms_regulation_in_Switzerland#Army-issued_arms_and_ammunition_collection
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    RCMP MEMBER CHARGED WITH FIREARMS OFFENCES IN CALGARY

    In those cases, I do not believe the government - taxpayers - ussually get sued. But, if a government issue take-home weapon was used to blow a hole in someone, would the government - taxpayers - face financial liability? I understand if the shooting was considered justified, or not...
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    RCMP MEMBER CHARGED WITH FIREARMS OFFENCES IN CALGARY

    Without ammunition, either. https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/soldiers-can-keep-guns-at-home-but-not-ammo/970614#:~:text=Parliament%20has%20approved%20a%20proposal%20to%20ban%20the,Army%20guns%20can%20still%20be%20kept%20at%20home.
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