2017 Year in Review
31 Dec 2017
TheGunBlog.ca — Following are the most-viewed articles of 2017, and other highlights of the year.
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Most Viewed Articles of 2017
- Glock Cuts Pistol Prices in Canada, Leading to Industry Shakeup
- Kevin O’Leary Gets So Much Wrong About Guns
- Glock 19 Canadian Version Coming With Special Barrel, Maple Leaf
- How Long and How Much for a Gun Licence in Canada?
- Andrew Scheer on Guns: Recap of New Conservative Leader’s Policy
- No Selfies With Guns, Halifax Police Say. You Know What We Say?
- SIG Sauer MPX Approved by RCMP as 5-Round ‘Restricted’ Carbine
- More Than 90,000 Canadians Are Allowed to Carry Guns Every Day
- Ontario Police Pick Glock 17M as Pistol to Start Service in 2018
- Man Who Shot Home Intruder Won’t Face Murder Charge, CBC Reports
Other Milestones of 2017
- February: Government appoints new firearm advisory committee.
- March: Study claiming to research firearm injuries in youth has unusual, unclear or misleading definitions of “firearms,” “injuries” and “youth.”
- March-May: Gun imports surge as industry braces for June 1 law requiring new markings on imported firearms. Law is delayed until 2018.
- June: National Firearms Association wrongfully obtains and uses Conservative Party mailing list.
- June: Transcript from 2015 shows RCMP kept half of so-called Long-Gun Registry, despite being instructed to destroy it.
- December: Data show Canadians are buying more than 1,000 handguns, AR-15 rifles and other so-called “Restricted” guns a week.
- December: Government says new gun law coming in “near future,” but unlikely before late January.
Month With the Most Page Views
- December (New record. Previous record: November)
Day With the Most New Subscribers
- December 6 (New record)
Generated Most Angry Comments
Took Longest to Research
Attracted Highest Reader Response
- Finding TheGunBlog.ca’s article about the Canadian Rangers rifle on a Lady Gaga fan website.
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