Coalition for Gun Control Says Handgun Ban ‘Within Our Reach’ — The Canadian Coalition for Gun Control said in a November fundraising letter that it got politicians to toughen a planned law against hunters and sport shooters, and that the government’s possible handgun ban is “within our reach.” The letter, published below, outlined plans to further attack the rights of federally licensed shooters by…

Group Aims to Ban Semi-Auto Rifles, Raises $2,185 From 14 Donors — PolySeSouvient has raised $2,185 in two days from 14 donors in a campaign to help ban many popular semi-automatic rifles in Canada. The donations ranged from $5 to $500 as of 2:30 p.m. Toronto time today, according to the website for the campaign signed by Heidi Rathjen, a co-founder of the Coalition for…

Shoppers Drug Mart Pulls ‘Recoil’ After Toronto Ex-Mayor Tweets — It’s disappointing that Shoppers Drug Mart Corp., Canada’s largest drugstore chain, will stop selling Recoil magazine after a tweet by a former mayor of Toronto. The idea of boycotting anti-gun companies is appealing, but it’s unrealistic for most of us, and going to a competitor might be worse.


Polytechnique Is Unrelated to Gun Control in Google Search — Every year, a group uses the anniversary of the Ecole Polytechnique massacre of Dec. 6, 1989, for its anti-gun marketing blitz. While Canadian shooters brace for the annual campaign, an analysis of Google searches suggests most people don’t connect Polytechnique with gun control.


We Paid $380,600 to Coalition for Gun Control in 2002: Hoplite

Canadians paid $380,600 to the Coalition for Gun Control in 2002 through government funding, according to a report by the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying of Canada and published by Hoplite Tactical. Even if it was 15 years ago, it shows how gun owners, shooters and hunters finance those fighting us. This isn’t just ancient history.

Q&A With ‘Firearm Injuries in Youth’ Researcher Natasha Saunders

The following is an interview with Natasha Saunders, the lead researcher and author of a study published yesterday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, “Risk of firearm injuries among children and youth of immigrant families.” (See’s First Take on the study.)


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.

‘Stop With This Gun-Control Crap, Because It’s Getting People Killed’ – Colion Noir

Colion Noir’s YouTube rant following last week’s murders and suicide by a shooter in a cinema in Lafayette, Louisiana, is an edgy and compelling recap of why gun laws backfire. This guy is awesome. Smart, poetic, stylish, savvy and provocative.