Ottawa wins court fight with Quebec over gun registry data
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Ottawa has the right to order the destruction of federal gun registry data collected in Quebec. But all three Quebec judges disagreed in the 5-4 decision. The case went to the high court after a Quebec Court of Appeal ruling sided with the government after the controversial decision to abolish the long gun registry in 2011. When the decision was made, Ottawa ordered destruction of the data that had been collected, but Quebec wanted to use the date collected...