CSSA Does Point-by-Point Takedown of Misleading CBC Gun Video

(Update: CBC temporarily removed the video on April 12 after a complaint to its ombudsman. Christopher di Armani saw that as a victory for shooters. I agree and develop that theme here.) The Canadian Shooting Sports Association did a superb point-by-point takedown of a CBC video on gun laws packed with errors, misleading suggestions and possibly a wrongful confiscation by law-enforcement officers.


First Take: Inside Today’s Study of ‘Firearm Injuries’ in Youth

The Canadian Medical Association Journal released a study today showing that an average of one child and young adult was shot each day in Ontario between 2008 and 2012. The following is some context based on what we know and what we don’t know. has requested an interview with the lead researcher.

Glock Cuts Pistol Prices in Canada, Leading to Industry Shakeup — Glock Inc. cut the prices of its pistols in Canada by about $100, boosting their appeal for buyers and leading to a shakeup in the firearms industry. A Glock 17, the world’s bestselling handgun, was listed at $780 at Al Flaherty’s Outdoor Store in Toronto this week (and they sold out as this article was being written), compared with $899 previously….

Shooters Pack Meeting to Support Range at Firearms Outlet Canada — Shooters from across southern Ontario packed a municipal meeting in Ajax, about 45 km east of Toronto, to support a proposal by Firearms Outlet Canada gun store to build an indoor firing range. Besides gun shows, it was the biggest gathering of Canadian shooters that I’ve ever witnessed. Some 250 men and women jammed into…