From jihadism to far-right violence: Montreal anti-radicalization centre shifts focus

Louis Audet Gosselin, scientific and strategic director for the Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence, is seen at the centre’s office, Monday, November 21, 2022 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz Louis Audet Gosselin, scientific and strategic director for the Centre for the Prevention of Radicalization Leading to Violence, is seen at the centre’s office, Monday, November 21, 2022 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

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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