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  • 'I am not a criminal': Habs goalie Carey Price speaks against controversial firearms bill

    Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price has taken a stance against Ottawa's controversial Bill C-21. If passed, the bill would tighten legal access to handguns, as well as refine the definition of prohibited assault-style firearms. It's this latter amendment that has drawn the ire of Canadian hunters, who say the definition would outlaw weapons used within their practice. But the Liberals have repeatedly stated their intention is not to go after hunters but to restrict certain firearms designed for the "battlefield."

    Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, who is on the long term injury reserve list, speaks to the media at the team’s practice facility Monday, October 24, 2022 in Brossard, Que. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

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Trudeau accepts portrait of his father by London, Ont. artist

London artist Eric Drummond said he is honoured Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has accepted a portrait of his late father, former prime minister Pierre Trudeau. The painting was presented to the prime minister by London North Centre MP Peter Fragiskatos last week.