Great news for the Canadian gun community: 2016 is on course for the biggest increase in gun licences since at least 2009, as men, women and youth seek firearms for recreation, competition, hunting and collecting.
The Canadian government is working to produce a new gun law “during the weeks ahead,” the National Post reported today, citing Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised while campaigning for the October 2015 election to repeal a law that simplified firearms transport, among eight points related to guns in the…
The civilian version of the new military rifle for the Canadian Rangers will be in stores from October for about $2,700.
The Canadian government rejected a petition to simplify buying and using AR-15 rifles, saying it’s the RCMP’s job to decide such changes. The government doesn’t plan to reclassify the firearm as “non-restricted” from its current label of “restricted,” Ralph Goodale, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, said today in a written response to a…
The RCMP’s ban on Ruger 10/22 magazines capable of holding more than 10 cartridges is unconstitutional, the lawyer for the Canadian Shooting Sports Association said, urging owners, importers and sellers of the products to join a legal defence.
The RCMP’s attack on owners of the popular Ruger 10/22 small-calibre rifle is prompting Canadian gun-rights groups to unite in opposition. The RCMP plans to reclassify 10/22 magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of the .22 LR cartridge as “prohibited devices,” Calibre Magazine said July 18, potentially leading to criminal charges for anyone who owns, transports or sells them….
The following are comments by Canada’s Ministry of Public Safety about the government’s priorities for firearm policies.
People around the world are looking for better ways to defend themselves against violent criminals and terrorists since a man shot about 100 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12. Below are comments about the civilian right to carry firearms by Libor Lochman, chief of the Czech Republic’s elite anti-terrorism unit, URN, from an interview published by Aktualne.cz on June…
The number of Canadians with gun licences exceeded 2 million for the first time last year, boosted by shooters in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau officially began his attack on gun owners today, following through on promises made to win the Oct. 19 election.
Canadian gun enthusiasts who are relieved over this week’s naming of Ralph Goodale as Minister of Public Safety instead of a more militant enemy of private firearm ownership may be missing the real threat.
Here’s something to remember as we elect the next government of Canada: the Ontario Liberal Party wants to ban firearms.
The Liberal Party’s election platform, released today, shows ignorance about Canada’s gun laws.
Canada’s Green Party has a line in its Vision Green 2015 proposals that is a warning to all firearm owners.
The Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights aims to be up and running by the time we elect our next government on Oct. 19, pushing for less red tape to own and use guns and greater rights to armed self-defence.
Anger and confusion are mounting among gun owners after the RCMP contradicted the government over a new law designed to simplify the transportation of firearms.
If you have an Authorization to Transport a firearm, you don’t need to do anything to benefit from the simplified transportation rules that took effect today.
“The NDP favours the registration of guns,” Thomas Mulcair, the party leader, said in December 2012, according to an article at the time by Maclean’s magazine. “We would bring back a form of registration.” Canadian gun owners and enthusiasts need to remember that when we elect our next government in October. The Conservative Party of Canada…
Canada’s Liberal Party and New Democratic Party support gun bans and other restrictions on firearm users, the Canadian Shooting Sports Association said, leaving the Conservative Party as the best option for gun owners in this year’s federal election.
Canada’s Bill C-42 to change the Firearms Act and Criminal Code is heading to the Senate for review after having passed third reading in the House of Commons on May 29, the government said.