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Canada Gun News: Week of 2020 July 20

Updated daily throughout the week.

Highlights This Week
– CSSA Sees ‘Trickery’ in RCMP Gun-Ownership Cancellations
– OFAH Asks Bill Blair to Extend PALs to Deal With Backlog
– CCFR Won’t Organize Mass Filing Against RCMP Ownership Cancellations
– NFA: Challenging Firearm Reclassification Under Section 74 of Firearms Act
– Liberals Hold Majority in Newest Poll Projections
– Ian Runkle, Gun Lawyer, Discusses RCMP Letter in First YouTube Video
– ‘Please Don’t Buy One’: RCMP B.C. Says to Avoid Airsoft

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Canada Gun News: Week of 2020 June 01

Updated daily throughout the week.

Highlights This Week

1. Protesting the Ban Order
– RCMP Confiscation Notices Being Shot, Burned
– Vermillion Gun Club Restricts Police Use
– Alberta Outlines Policy Changes
2. Solomon Friedman Starts Law Firm With Fady Mansour
3. CSSA Won’t Sue to Stop Bans, Picks Its Top-Two Lawsuits
4. Jim Shockey Calls Gun Bans ‘Breach in the Public Trust’
5. News Bullets From Other Media

U.S. Shotgun Exporters Risk Confiscation Under Liberal Ban: NSSF

TheGunBlog.ca — The trade group for the world’s largest gun industry warned shotgun exporters to Canada they risk confiscation after last week’s surprise bans by the Liberal Party. The U.S. National Shooting Sports Foundation’s “important alert” shows how the prohibitions could batter firearm companies worldwide. In the middle of business on May 1, Prime Minister…

CSSA’s Tony Bernardo Comments on RCMP’s Firearms Reference Table

TheGunBlog.ca — Tony Bernardo, the executive director of the Canadian Shooting Sports Association, comments below on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s Firearms Reference Table. We spoke with him by phone on Nov. 25. The Q&A was edited for clarity.   What is the Firearms Reference Table? It is the No. 1 catalogue of guns in…

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…

CSSA Does Point-by-Point Takedown of Misleading CBC Gun Video

(Update: CBC temporarily removed the video on April 12 after a complaint to its ombudsman. Christopher di Armani saw that as a victory for shooters. I agree and develop that theme here.) The Canadian Shooting Sports Association did a superb point-by-point takedown of a CBC video on gun laws packed with errors, misleading suggestions and possibly a wrongful confiscation by law-enforcement officers.

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….