Bill C-71

Bill C-71 Consultations Table Lists People Who Weren’t Consulted

10 Jun 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — The Canadian government’s list of who it consulted on Bill C-71, a proposed law to ban more guns and further restrict lawful hunters and sport shooters, includes people who say they weren’t consulted, as well as the government’s public-relations advisors.

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Bill C-71 Briefs to House of Commons SECU Panel Rise to Record

4 Jun 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — The Canadian House of Commons committee reviewing Bill C-71 has received more reports on the proposed law to ban more guns and further restrict federally licensed hunters, farmers and sport shooters than on any other draft legislation.

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RCMP Is ‘Continuously Reviewing’ Bill C-71 Web Pages for Clarity

4 Jun 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said it’s “continuously reviewing” its web pages on Bill C-71 to ensure clarity and avoid confusion, after facing criticism for enforcing a draft law that hasn’t been approved by parliament.

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1 Jun 2018
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RCMP Alters Bill C-71 Website After MP Questions Appropriateness

30 May 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s RCMP revised its website on Bill C-71 today after an opposition member of parliament said the federal police enforcing draft legislation undermined parliament’s authority to decide the law.

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The Bill C-71 Book Shows How Draft Gun Law Aims at Wrong Target

29 May 2018

Free PDF Download TheGunBlog.ca — Two leaders of Canada’s firearm community, TheGunBlog.ca and the Canadian Shooting Sports Association, joined forces on a new book to help gun owners, policymakers and journalists understand how Bill C-71, the government’s first proposed firearm legislation in a generation, aims at the wrong target.

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RCMP Says Bill C-71 Won’t Change Law on Gun Lending or Borrowing

26 May 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Bill C-71, the Canadian government’s proposed law to ban more guns and further restrict federally licensed hunters and sport shooters, won’t affect rules on borrowing and lending firearms, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said. It will make it tougher to buy and sell them.

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Bill C-71 Goes Back to House of Commons June 7, SECU Chair Says

9 May 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Bill C-71, the Canadian government’s draft law to make it tougher for federally licensed gun owners to buy, own and use firearms, will return to the House of Commons on June 7, said the head of a parliamentary committee reviewing the text.

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RCMP Is So Eager to Ban Guns It’s Already Enforcing Bill C-71

9 May 2018

(Update: This article got noticed. See where things stood in July 2018 by reading this article.) TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s federal police agency is so eager to ban guns that it’s ordering owners to register their firearms under a law that doesn’t exist.

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My Call to Goodale on Bill C-71: I Was Anxious, But It Was Easy

27 Apr 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — I was anxious the first time I phoned a member of cabinet. It was two weeks ago, when I called Canadian Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale to oppose Bill C-71. Turns out it was a piece of cake. Here’s how it went.

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Wanstalls Leads Retail Opposition to C-71 With Ad in Calibre Mag

19 Apr 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Wanstalls Tactical & Sporting Arms just became the poster child of gun-industry opposition to the Canadian government’s Bill C-71 through a full-page ad in Calibre magazine. “We’re a very politically minded store,” Matt Mendel, the manager of the gun store near Vancouver, said in an interview.

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C-71 Hurts Lawful Gun Owners, MP Gladu Says in Sarnia This Week

18 Apr 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Following are comments opposing Canada’s Bill C-71 by Marilyn Gladu, the member of parliament for Sarnia-Lambton in southwestern Ontario.

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Liberals May Back Down on C-71 If Strong Outcry, MP Zimmer Says

11 Apr 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — The Canadian government may back down from its proposed law to ban more guns and further restrict lawful hunters and sport shooters if enough people voice their disapproval, said Bob Zimmer, an opposition member of parliament.

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House of Commons ‘Urgently’ Working to Fix Glitch With Petitions

9 Apr 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — The Canadian House of Commons said it’s “working urgently” to fix its petitions website after it stopped displaying the number of new signatures on all motions including a petition to stop Bill C-71. All signatures are still being counted.

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‘Huge Rush’ on Bill C-71 Could Make It Law by Fall, MP Motz Says

7 Apr 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — The Canadian government has put a “huge rush” on Bill C-71 to ban more guns and further restrict hunters and sport shooters, said Glen Motz, an opposition MP and Deputy Shadow Minister for Public Safety. He said the proposed law could be adopted as early as the fall.

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