By Darrell Bellaart
The federal long-gun registry couldn't be scrapped soon enough for Nanaimo hunter Joseph Michaels.
Like many gun owners, he sees it as a waste of gunowners' and taxpayer money. Legislation to end the registry was passed in the House of Commons on Wednesday.
The registry was introduced under the Liberals amid public outrage at the student massacre at Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal in 1989.