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Canadian Individuals Own 66,262 AR-15 Rifles, RCMP Says

8 May 2019

2 min read — Canadian individuals own 66,262 AR-15 and related rifles classified as “Restricted,” said the federal agency in charge of licensing shooters and registering their guns.

Businesses had 12,000 and museums owned 25, for a total of 78,287 such firearms at April 30, Marie Damian, a spokeswoman for the Ottawa-based Royal Canadian Mounted Police, told by e-mail yesterday in response to our data request.


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