TheGunBlog.ca — 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….
Kevin O’Leary changed his opinion of the AR-15 after having angered many shooters last year when he said that automatic versions of the popular rifle were used only to kill and should be banned.
Maxime Bernier, the leading candidate running to head the Conservative Party of Canada, proposed replacing the convoluted and unjust Firearms Act a month ago if he wins the vote and is (hopefully!) elected prime minister.
If you ever want to buy or sell a gun in Canada, Andre Perreault hopes you’ll use the website he developed as a Kijiji for firearms: GunPost.ca.
Erin O’Toole deepened his commitment to Canada’s millions of shooters today, pledging to scrap the country’s complex and restrictive Firearms Act if he wins the vote to lead the Conservative Party and is elected Prime Minister.
The Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights said it’s spending $120,000 through June on an “unprecedented” campaign to advance the rights of shooters as the government prepares more restrictive laws.
TheGunBlog.ca ranked among the top 100 firearm blogs selected by Feedspot, and was one of only two websites from Canada that made the list.
For International Women’s Day today, the TheGunBlog.ca is recognizing Canadian women and girls who shoot or who help the shooting community. See the partial list below.
Half the government-appointed Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee has ties to the Coalition for Gun Control, and a majority of the advisors may favour additional paperwork and restrictions for gun users, according to an analysis by Calibre magazine.
The organizers of a Brazilian jiu-jitsu championship in Quebec said they cancelled the martial-arts event after police threatened to arrest participants for practicing an illegal combat sport.
TheGunBlog.ca — 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…
A petition to the government of Canada to legalize firearm silencers got more than 3,000 signatures in its first 24 hours online, suggesting wide appeal for a device to protect hearing and reduce noise complaints around shooting ranges.
Maxime Bernier, the leading candidate to head the Conservative Party of Canada and then possibly (hopefully!) become prime minister, outlined his poposed firearms policy in an e-mail today. It’s reprinted below. Highlights simplify gun-classification system require changes in gun classification go through parliament, not police remove restrictions on magazine capacity lengthen validity of gun licences to 10 years…
SHOT Show 2017 was one of the biggest trade shows in Las Vegas and I visited only a small number of booths. Here are a few personal highlights, in addition to these, these and this. Thank you to everyone who described their products or business, and who “liked,” shared, reposted, retweeted or followed TheGunBlog.ca (Twitter: @TheGunBlog).
Canadian Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale named a retired Supreme Court judge, an Olympic shooter and an anti-gun activist to advise him on firearms laws and policies, suggesting he wants a diversity of views.
Ontario plans to train 35 to 40 new firearms-safety instructors this year and next out of hundreds of potential applicants, as the province seeks to balance the availability of teachers with demand by students wanting to own guns.
The following are snippets related to guns from the Conservative Party of Canada leadership “debate” (more of a Q&A) in Halifax on Feb. 4.
Heading home from this week’s gun-industry trade show in Calgary, I was at the airport waiting for my luggage to come through the X-ray when the image of a relatively large brass cartridge case in my carry-on luggage caught the eye of the screening agent.
You’d think someone would have long ago built a firearm that combined two of the most popular U.S. rifle designs, the M14/M1A and the AR-15. Apparently not, until now.
The show space is huge. The number of attendees is massive. The number of guns and gear is overwhelming. The following are my highlights from Day 1 of SHOT Show 2017. Aimpoint: New ‘Micro S-1’ for Shotguns. Aimpoint said at a press conference that it developed a new red-dot sight for shotguns, the Micro S-1. It’s similar…