CSAAA’s Wes Winkel Discusses Bill C-21 Mass Gun Confiscations (Video)

TheGunBlog.ca — Watch our video conversation with Wes Winkel, the president of the Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA), the country’s main group for the firearm industry.

We discuss the mass gun confiscations in Bill C-21 and their impact on Canada’s firearm industry.

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Canada Gun News: Week of 2021 December 20

– Almost 100% of Gun Owners Have So Far Rejected Trudeau’s Confiscations, iPolitics Reports
– Government Says It Will Share 2020 RCMP Commissioner of Firearms Report in February 2022
– RCMP Says Government Still Working on May 2020 Mass Gun Confiscations
– CSAAA Hires Jennifer Gadbois as New Managing Director
– RCMP Adds More Models to Guns Prohibited Under 01 May 2020 Attacks
– Canadian National Shooting Range Day Proposed By CCFR
– Chris Lewis: Will Handgun Bans Prevent Violent Crime in Canada?

CSAAA Comments to Toronto City Council on Gun Bans: Full Text

TheGunBlog.ca — The Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association told Toronto City Council it’s letting down residents by working against gun and ammo businesses and millions of hunters and sport shooters instead of working to reduce crime. The CSAAA, the main group for Canada’s 1,500 firearm-related businesses and their almost 50,000 staff, made the comment…

Take This 5-Minute Survey on Shooting, Hunting for OFAH, CSAAA

TheGunBlog.ca — Two of Canada’s leading groups for hunters and anglers and the firearm industry are inviting people across the country to take a 5-minute survey on their spending patterns to assess the size of the market. The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) and the Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA) promoted…

Shooters’ Groups Target MPs, Senators on Bill C-71: Hill Times

TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s largest shooters’ rights groups and the Conservative Party are continuing to urge voters and parliamentarians to oppose Bill C-71, the Hill Times reported today, citing the organizations. Every national association of hunters and sport shooters has spoken out against Bill C-71. The editor of TheGunBlog.ca is a current or past member of…

New Gun Law: CSAAA Chief Wes Winkel Comments, RCMP Responds

TheGunBlog.ca — Following is a Q&A about Canada’s planned new gun law with Wes Winkel, president of the Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association, the country’s main industry group. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police responds to three questions about the firearm-classification system. Winkel, who also owns Ellwood Epps Sporting Goods about 150 km north of…

RCMP Attack on Ruger 10/22 Owners Unites Gun-Rights Groups

The RCMP’s attack on owners of the popular Ruger 10/22 small-calibre rifle is prompting Canadian gun-rights groups to unite in opposition. The RCMP plans to reclassify 10/22 magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of the .22 LR cartridge as “prohibited devices,” Calibre Magazine said July 18, potentially leading to criminal charges for anyone who owns, transports or sells them….