2018 Year in Review: Top 10 Lists

1 Jan 2019

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TheGunBlog.ca — Following are the editor’s personal top-10 articles of 2018 and the most-viewed posts for three time periods:

  • 2018 fourth quarter
  • 2018 full year
  • Since TheGunBlog.ca was created in January 2015

 

Why the Lists Matter

The top-10 lists serve as:

  • a barometer of what the growing community of readers at TheGunBlog.ca cared about most, out of almost 200 articles in 2018 covering gun rights, gun politics, gun policy and the firearm industry. (See our About page to learn more about our work and our readers.)
  • milestones of the year’s most significant developments for Canadian gun owners.

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Editor’s Personal Top 10

 

A mix of articles that changed the editor, and that influenced (or failed to influence) Canada’s shooting community.

 

Most Influential

 

Most Tears of Joy

 

Most Copied

 

Most Important Message That Nobody Wants to Hear

 

Most Inspiring Store Ad

 

Most Insight Into Gun Politics

 

Most Effort to Research

 

Favourite Trip to the Range

 

Most Fun to Write

 

Most Viral Tweet

 

Top-10 Articles or Pages by Views

 

Fourth Quarter: October – December 2018

  1. Canada May Ban Home Handgun Storage, Toronto Star Reports (07 Dec 2018)
  2. Bill C-71 Passes Second Reading in Senate as Plett Does Takedown (12 Dec 2018)
  3. Firearms Outlet Canada to Discount 4 Million Rounds of Ammo (27 Nov 2018)
  4. Nick’s Sports Shop in Toronto to Sell Guns as Mayor Seeks Bans (17 Dec 2018)
  5. Canada Plans New Gun-Marking System for Tracing to Owners (28 Nov 2018)
  6. Canada May Change Gun-Storage Laws, Kenora Daily Miner Reports (04 Dec 2018)
  7. Canada’s Bill C-71 to Pass by Early Spring, Senator Tells CTV (03 Dec 2018)
  8. Trudeau Tells Radio He Wants to Limit ‘Easy Access’ to Guns (06 Dec 2018)
  9. Bill C-71 Page (March 2018, Updated)
  10. Ed Burlew: A Gun Ban Means Government Has Lost Trust in the RCMP (11 Dec 2018)

Other top-10 lists:

  • First-quarter is here.
  • Second-quarter is here.
  • Third-quarter is here.
  • 2017 Year in Review is here.

 

Full Year: January – December 2018

  1. Bill C-71 Page (March 2018, Updated)
  2. Canada May Ban Home Handgun Storage, Toronto Star Reports (07 Dec 2018)
  3. Trudeau May Decide to Ban Handguns Next Month, Globe Reports (27 Jul 2018)
  4. RCMP Corrects Website to Say We Can Buy Guns Without Showing PAL (07 Apr 2018)
  5. RCMP Is So Eager to Ban Guns It’s Already Enforcing Bill C-71 (09 May 2018)
  6. Bill C-71 Passes Second Reading in Senate as Plett Does Takedown (12 Dec 2018)
  7. Firearms Outlet Canada to Discount 4 Million Rounds of Ammo (27 Nov 2018)
  8. How Long and How Much for a Gun Licence in Canada? (13 Apr 2017)
  9. Nick’s Sports Shop in Toronto to Sell Guns as Mayor Seeks Bans (17 Dec 2018)
  10. RCMP Counts 683 Registered CZ 858/SA Rifles, Reviewing C-71 Info (16 May 2018)

 

All Time: January 2015 – December 2018

  1. Bill C-71 Page (March 2018, Updated)
  2. Canada May Ban Home Handgun Storage, Toronto Star Reports (07 Dec 2018)
  3. Trudeau May Decide to Ban Handguns Next Month, Globe Reports (27 Jul 2018)
  4. How Long and How Much for a Gun Licence in Canada? (13 Apr 2017)
  5. Glock Cuts Pistol Prices in Canada, Leading to Industry Shakeup (23 Mar 2017)
  6. Andrew Scheer on Guns: Recap of New Conservative Leader’s Policy (27 May 2017)
  7. Glock 19 Canadian Version Coming With Special Barrel, Maple Leaf (17 Sep 2017)
  8. RCMP Corrects Website to Say We Can Buy Guns Without Showing PAL (07 Apr 2018)
  9. RCMP Is So Eager to Ban Guns It’s Already Enforcing Bill C-71 (09 May 2018)
  10. Bill C-71 Passes Second Reading in Senate as Plett Does Takedown (12 Dec 2018)

 

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