Bill C-71 Consultations Table Lists People Who Weren’t Consulted

(Update 3: 12 June, 00:30 Toronto time: Adds comment from NFA.)

(Update 2: 11 June, 13:15 Toronto time: Adds comment from CSAAA.)

(Update 1: 11 June, 00:40 Toronto time: Adds comment from Communities for Zero Violence.)

TheGunBlog.ca — The Canadian government’s list of who it consulted on Bill C-71, a proposed law to ban more guns and further restrict lawful hunters and sport shooters, includes people who say they weren’t consulted, as well as the government’s public-relations advisors.

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RCMP Alters Bill C-71 Website After MP Questions Appropriateness

Glen Motz Rises on Question of Privilege on Bill C-71

MP Glen Motz speaks in the House of Commons on 29 May 2018. Source: Glen Motz, Facebook.

(Update 01 June, 13:15 Toronto time: Adds Motz’s comments to House of Commons on 30 May.)

(Update 31 May, 10:25 Toronto time: Adds RCMP comment from two weeks ago on reviewing website.)

TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s RCMP revised its website on Bill C-71 today after an opposition member of parliament said the federal police enforcing draft legislation undermined parliament’s authority to decide the law.

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RCMP Counts 683 Registered CZ 858/SA Rifles, Reviewing C-71 Info

RCMP CZ 858 Swiss Arms

TheGunBlog.ca — The RCMP said it has ownership details for 683 legally owned CZ 858 and SAN Swiss Arms rifles, leaving 10,000 to 15,000 other federally licensed owners at risk of instantly becoming criminals without knowing it if the government passes Bill C-71.

Canada’s national police agency also said it’s reviewing its website on the draft law after instructing gun owners to comply with it.

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Pistol Champion Allan Harding Comments on Bill C-71, Competition

Allan Harding with shooting glasses. Source: Allan Harding.

Allan Harding with shooting glasses. Source: Allan Harding.

TheGunBlog.ca — Allan Harding, the 2016 and 2017 Canadian National Pistol Champion, is the only male pistol shooter competing to represent Team Canada in the 2018 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup Series. He spoke to TheGunBlog.ca about competing around the world while managing a team of software engineers for Adobe Systems, the road to the 2020 Olympics, and Bill C-71, the Canadian government’s proposed law to make it tougher for federally licensed gun owners to buy, own and use firearms.

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RCMP Is So Eager to Ban Guns It’s Already Enforcing Bill C-71

RCMP Website Bill C-71

Screenshot: Part of RCMP website for firearm licensing, registration and classification. 08 May 2018.

(Update May 10, 11:15 a.m. in Toronto: Adds details on rifles in second paragraph, unlawful possession of unregistered “Restricted” firearms in ninth paragraph.)

TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s federal police agency is so eager to ban guns that it’s ordering owners to register their firearms under a law that doesn’t exist.

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