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I see this case as a critique on the system, that it isn’t working optimally to deter this. Jooyoung Lee, University of Toronto In a phone interview with CBC News, which has agreed not to use No1jewels’s name because of fears she could be targeted by people trying to Canada Goose online steal firearms, the gun owner said that inflated offer immediately set off alarm bells.

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The associate professor said this attempt to illegally buy a handgun online reveals a “big problem” when it comes to crime guns in Canada nobody knows where they’re coming from.

For years, the working theory was that the majority of illegal guns here came from the United States. But during a guns and gangs summit in Ottawa earlier this year, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said more guns used in crimes were coming from within the country.

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“In Canada, there isn’t much, if any, empirical data attesting to how often this happens,” said Lee. “We know that this is happening. We just don’t have good evidence about how frequently it’s happening.”

The professor said conversations about gun control laws often carry the belief that they somehow stop the flow of firearms to people who want to use them for bad purposes. This case, he says, shows how many loopholes exist in the law.

System isn’t working If someone wanting to illegally buy a handgun canada goose deals spends enough time online, Lee said, there’s the potential of finding someone willing to look the other way for some fast cash.

“Maybe the next person this person contacts or even the 10th person might not be discerning,” he said. “All of a sudden, someone who specifically wants to overpay for a firearm has a Sig Sauer on the street without going through the controls that are in place.

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