Man shot and killed by RCMP pointed rifle at officer: ASIRT

ASIRT says this rifle was found at the Maskwacis scene where an RCMP officer shot an armed man on Dec. 1, 2022. (Supplied) ASIRT says this rifle was found at the Maskwacis scene where an RCMP officer shot an armed man on Dec. 1, 2022. (Supplied)

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Liberals withdraw controversial amendment to guns bill

The federal Liberals are withdrawing an amendment to their guns bill that introduced a controversial new definition of an assault-style weapon. The amendment would have defined what kind of firearms should be banned in Canada and added dozens of new semi-automatic rifles and shotguns to the list.

Hunting rifles are seen on display in a glass case at a gun and rifle store in downtown Vancouver, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward