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Canada Gun News: Week of 2021 June 28

– Liberal Payoff to Gun Owners Targeted By Mass Confiscations May Cost Over $750 Million: Parliamentary Budget Officer
– Alberta Premier Jason Kenney Interviews Olympic Pistol Shooter Lynda Kiejko
– Gun Imports Total $17.9 Million in May
– Canadian Military Comments on November 2020 Pistol Incident
– Government Answers New Question for Military Pistol Bids (Questions 20-24)

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RCMP Provides 2020 Data on Gun Licences and Registrations

TheGunBlog.ca — The RCMP provided the following data at 31 December 2020:

– Number of individuals with a firearm Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL)
– Number of individuals with at least one gun registered with the RCMP
– Number of firearms registered with the RCMP
– Table of firearm registrations by type of firearm

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Canada Gun News: Week of 2021 March 22

– Section 74: Alberta Justice Fradsham Says Crawford Hearing Can Proceed
– Some Mayors Against Bill C-21 Are NOT Our Friends
– Toronto Police Data Show Illegal Shootings Doubling Under Tory, Liberals
– Newmarket, Ontario, Mayor Wants National Handgun Confiscation
– RCMP Warns of Possible Ransomware Attack
– Reader Comment: I Will Not Do Business With Any Business That Helps the Government Destroy Our Guns


Glock Canada’s Cassells Comments on Record 2020, Plans for 2021

TheGunBlog.ca — Following are comments by James Cassells, Glock GmbH’s Canadian sales manager, about topics ranging from the Austrian company’s record-high business in Canada in 2020 and plans for 2021 to why police are switching to 9 mm and Cassells’ background with Glock.

Liberals Reiterate Goal to Eliminate Handguns Via Municipalities

TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s governing Liberal Party reiterated its goal to eliminate handgun ownership via municipalities, as it works to weaken citizens, cripple the firearm industry and kill modern shooting sports. The Liberals repeated the prohibition plan in today’s outline of policy priorities known as the Speech From the Throne. ‘Further Restrict or Ban Handguns’ “The…


Blair Outlines Plan to Ban Home Handgun Ownership: Toronto Star

TheGunBlog.ca — Canada’s governing Liberal Party is preparing laws to help municipalities eliminate home handgun ownership, Minister Bill Blair told the Toronto Star in an interview published today. “While stopping short of a national handgun ban, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair told the Star that new rules will allow . . . This content is…

RCMP Air Marshals Picked Glock 19 After Five 30,000-Round Tests

TheGunBlog.ca — Glock GmbH, the world’s biggest handgun maker, said Canada’s airplane police picked the Glock 19 as their duty pistol a few years ago, after some of the world’s most-rigorous testing. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s In-Flight Security Officer program selected the model 19 Gen 4 after 30,000 shots fired through each of five…

Vancouver Police Opposes Trudeau-Stewart Calls for Handgun Ban

TheGunBlog.ca — The Vancouver Police Department opposes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mayor Kennedy Stewart’s goal of banning federally licensed handgun owners and stores from Canada’s third-largest city. The VPD is part of a growing country-wide movement of police leaders and organizations against politicians working to criminalize lawful, legitimate and licensed hunters, farmers and…