Scrambling for aircraft in N.S. mass shooting, RCMP told to 'pound sand': official

RCMP officers prepare to take Gabriel Wortman into custody at a gas station in Enfield, N.S. on Sunday April 19, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tim Krochak) RCMP officers prepare to take Gabriel Wortman into custody at a gas station in Enfield, N.S. on Sunday April 19, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tim Krochak)

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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.