RCMP Comments on New Bill C-71 ‘Non-Restricted’ Gun Transfer Processing, Penalties

TheGunBlog.ca — The RCMP responds below to our questions on transferring so-called “Non-Restricted” rifles and shotguns since May 18, when new criminalizations from Bill C-71 (2019) targeting government-licensed gun owners took effect.

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RCMP Q&A on February 26 ‘Nullification’ Notice to 1,865 More Gun Owners

TheGunBlog.ca — The RCMP comments below on its 26 February 2021 “nullification” notice to 1,865 more gun owners targeted by its May 2020 regulatory attacks, after a “technical issue” led to them being missed last year.

More than 70,000 people have now been notified.

Read our Q&A with the RCMP.

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RCMP Provides 2020 Data on Gun Licences and Registrations

TheGunBlog.ca — The RCMP provided the following data at 31 December 2020:

– Number of individuals with a firearm Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL)
– Number of individuals with at least one gun registered with the RCMP
– Number of firearms registered with the RCMP
– Table of firearm registrations by type of firearm