TheGunBlog.ca — Canada earned its first quota spot to shoot air pistol in the 2024 Olympics yesterday after Tugrul Özer won gold with a new record in the 10-metre event at the Pan American Games.
TheGunBlog.ca — Nova Scotia Chief Firearms Officer John Parkin said he didn’t waive federal laws requiring an ATT for gun owners fleeing wildfires, after his office wrongly told owners it had exempted them.
TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s governing Liberal Party will work with the NDP and Bloc Québécois on new ways to expand its rifle and shotgun confiscations after withdrawing two amendments from Bill C-21 today.
TheGunBlog.ca — The Liberals and RCMP hoped to use government-licensed gun owners on P.E.I. as guinea pigs to test their confiscation tactics before going national, according to a government briefing made public two weeks ago.
TheGunBlog.ca — Below is the list of rifles and shotguns that the Liberal Party of Canada wants to prohibit and confiscate from government-licensed gun owners under Bill C-21.
TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s government-licensed firearm users bought almost 90,000 handguns in the seven weeks after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he’s killing the legal market, a shopping spree that wiped out supply and set records. We estimate the total now exceeds 100,000.
– Bill C-71 to take effect over the next year
– New “Firearms Buyback Secretariat”
– RCMP prints 10,000 PAL cards per week
– May 2020 memo on CCFR’s planned court challenge
– And more
TheGunBlog.ca — An Ontario Superior Court found a man “not guilty” of murder this month for shooting someone who died moments later, allowing the accused’s claim of self-defence.
We look at the judge’s decision for insight into how courts analyze and interpret the legal defence of Self-Defence.
TheGunBlog.ca — Glock GmbH, the maker of the world’s most-popular handgun, said its sales in Canada rose to a record last year, driven by demand for its G17 Gen 5 pistol and the smaller G19 Gen 4 “Canadian.”
(Correction Dec. 27: Corrects headline and article to delete incorrect analysis of planned handgun prohibitions.)
TheGunBlog.ca — The office of Canadian Minister Bill Blair outlines the next steps in the government’s planned laws against federally licensed gun owners.
TheGunBlog.ca — An Alberta court sided with gun owners fighting the federal government and federal police’s regulatory attacks, marking a significant procedural win for the rights of Canadian hunters, sport shooters and firearm collectors.
Alberta Tactical Rifle Supply (ATRS) sued the Canadian government and four RCMP and Alberta CFO employees for $130 million in damages from the May 1 gun bans. It’s the first cororate case of its kind in Federal Court.
TheGunBlog.ca — The Supreme Court of Canada will hear an appeal by a homeowner saying he shot and killed an intruder in self-defence, its first self-defence case since the government updated the Criminal Code in 2013.
Case: Peter Khill (Ontario)
Keep reading for key points, context, PDF by Khill’s lawyers, and links.
TheGunBlog.ca — John Hipwell’s lawyer, Edward Burlew, filed 2,358 pages of evidence with Canada’s Federal Court today, as the founder of Wolverine Supplies Ltd. fights the governing Liberal Party’s attacks against hunters, farmers and sport shooters.
TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s governing Liberal Party invited 15 companies to bid on designing and running the mass gun confiscations underway, suggesting the government didn’t have a plan when it ordered the forced surrender, and still doesn’t. The list includes some of the world’s largest consulting companies that qualified to apply as so-called “Supply Arrangement Holders.”…
TheGunBlog.ca — The Liberal Party of Canada uses the term “grandfathering” to conceal the reality of their instant gun prohibitions, according to from Rick Hemmingson, a lawyer swith Hemmingson Law in Lacombe, Alberta. Hemmingson e-mailed TheGunBlog.ca yesterday evening in response to our report: Liberals Plan ‘Grandfathering’ Under Bans: Minister of Justice. An early version of…
TheGunBlog.ca — Every political party in Canada’s parliament is working to eliminate or further restrict private firearm ownership, except one: the Conservative Party. It’s beyond disheartening that the country’s millions of gun users failed again to support the party and the candidates running to lead it. Conservative Leadership Election Party HQ said July 14 it…
TheGunBlog.ca — The founder of one of Canada’s biggest family-owned gun stores hired a leading firearm lawyer to fight the Liberal Party’s May 1 confiscation order, as resistance to a “flagrant abuse of government power” escalates. $100,000 Goal John Hipwell, the founder of Wolverine Supplies Ltd., aims to raise $100,000 after hiring Edward Burlew to…
(Update May 11, 15:20 Toronto time: Adds RCMP response.) TheGunBlog.ca — The RCMP deleted the option for so-called “grandfathering” this week from its web page on the Canadian government’s mass gun confiscations, igniting concern owners will face jail unless we surrender our gear within two years. Two Promises The website now mentions only the first…
TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s governing Liberal Party said it will create “a new evergreen framework” for firearm classifications to arbitrarily and quickly ban new gun designs.