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…

Maxime Bernier to Change Gun Classifications, Remove Mag Limits

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 Roundup: From Aimpoint to M&P 2.0 to Tikka Arctic

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 (Twitter: @TheGunBlog).


SHOT Show 2017, Day 1: Aimpoint, C-More, Comp-Tac, P226 Legion

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…