Long gun registry info destroyed, except for Quebec
The federal government has quietly destroyed the data from its doomed long-gun registry, expect for the data in Quebec.
The province's information is protected following a decision by Superior Court, but millions of records are gone.
Quebec has waged a legal battle to keep its data because it wants to set up its own registry.
Ottawa didn't issue a formal statement announcing the move.
The Conservative government had promised to repeal and destroy the long-gun registry.
There were nearly 8-million firearms registered in 2011, that includes more than seven million so-called non-restricted weapons.
The government hasn't said how much money will be saved by the move.
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