Bill C-71


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

Alberta Chief Firearms Officer Urges Mendicino to Abandon Bill C-71’s New Prohibitions — Alberta’s Chief Firearms Officer urged the federal government to delay or abandon its Bill C-71 prohibitions against government-licensed gun users set to start tomorrow, citing “intense concerns.” Details “In view of the magnitude of these changes, I call on you to immediately announce a moratorium on their introduction for at least one year to…

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Canada Gun News: Week of 2022 January 24

– Paul Rogan, Founding Editor of Canadian Access To Firearms, Has Died
– Trudeau Reiterates Aim of Further Suppressing Government-Licensed Gun Owners
– Government Appeals Court Order in Effort to Hide RCMP’s ‘Nullification’ Algorithm (See the 2 PDFs)
– Kawartha Lakes (Ontario) City Council Covers Firearm-Discharge Bylaw
– Government Now Says It Expects New Bill C-71 Restrictions in 2022 From 2021
– Anti-Gun Groups Urge Government to Criminalize Handgun Owners
– CSAAA: January 2022 Newsletter

Trudeau Tells Mendicino in Mandate Letter to Further Suppress Gun Owners — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top priority for Minister Marco Mendicino in his so-called “mandate letter” published today is to further suppress government-licensed gun owners and destroy more of our gear. Highlights Continue restrictions of Bill C-71 Pursue mass criminalizations and confiscations ordered on 01 May 2020 Destroy “long-gun” ammo mags capable of holding…


Government Q&A on Bill C-71 Delays, IBM Gun-Confiscation Contract Extension, And More — Canada’s Department of Public Safety responded today to our questions on five topics:
1. Bill C-71 New Measures Coming Into Force
2. RCMP Commissioner of Firearms Report 2020
3. IBM Contract on Compensating Gun Owners Targeted By OIC
4. $8.8 Million in New Confiscation Expenses
5. Election 2021 Commitments on New Restrictions

Magali Deussing, a spokesperson for the department in Ottawa, responded today by e-mail to our questions.

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Factoids on Gun Users and Businesses From This Week’s Canada Gazette on Bill C-71 — Following are factoids and tidbits on Canadian gun users and businesses from today’s Canada Gazette notice (dated June 26) on the imminent restrictions from Bill C-71, the government’s newest law to suppress hunting and shooters.

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Canada Gun News: Week of 2021 April 12

– Gun Licences Fell in 2020 for First Time in a Decade on Covid-19
– RCMP Provides 2020 Data on Gun Licences and Registrations
– RCMP Says 132 Gun Owners Now Seeking Section 74 Hearings on ‘Nullifications’
– Blair’s Office Says ‘Significant Elements’ of Bill C-71 to Take Effect This Summer
– Blair’s Office Says No Plans for Home-Alarm System for Gun Owners, Denying CSSA Report

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Canada Gun News: Week of 2021 April 05

– Canada Gun Imports Rose in February to Six-Month High
– Bill C-71: ‘Significant Elements’ to Take Effect This Summer, Blair’s Office Says
– Trudeau Says O’Toole ‘Promised to Make Assault Weapons Legal Again’
– Bill Blair: ‘Everybody in the Extremist Is in the Gun Lobby’
– M.D. Charlton Wins $1 Million Contract to Supply RCMP AR-15 Surefire Lights

RCMP Says It Deleted Bill C-71 Web Info in June After Law Passed — Canada’s RCMP, the agency that approves and tracks gun users, said today it deleted web pages about Bill C-71 in June after the government passed the new law against hunters, sport shooters and gun stores. The two pages provided information for more than 10,000 families and businesses targeted by the first round of…