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Posted: August 30, 2019

Candidate hosts MPs in town hall gathering

MP Bob Zimmer with Rob Morrison.

Kootenay-Columbia Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) candidate Rob Morrison, Banff—Airdrie MP Blake Richards and Prince George-Peace River MP Bob Zimmer hosted a town hall gathering at Cranbrook’s Heritage Inn on August 27.

MP Richards is the CPC’s shadow minister for Small Business, Export and Tourism, and MP Zimmer is co-chair of the Parliamentary Outdoor Caucus.

Among the variety of topics covered, one of the main areas of focus was regarding the Bill C-71: An Act to Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms. The bill’s aim is on restricted firearms and seeks to enhance background checks, install a mandatory registry, define new rules for the authorization of transport and to give the RCMP the ability to decide how specific firearms are classified.

Lead image: MP Blake Richards addresses the audience at the Heritage Inn in Cranbrook. Photos by Colin Ferguson

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