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Should machetes and bear spray be restricted?

The city of Williams Lake is hoping to crack down on violent crime by asking the province to restrict the sale of bear spray and machetes. RCMP Inspect. Warren Brown says machetes and bear spray are often used during violent crimes because they can be easily purchased. But the proposal also has some worried about their safety from wildlife in the region. Jacques Drisdell is a former member of the RCMP and he currently teaches safety courses with the Williams Lake Sportsmen Association. He spoke with Betsy Trumpener about the proposal.

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