New Gun Law Unlikely Before Late January at the Earliest

(TheGunBlog.ca) — The Canadian government is unlikely to present its new gun laws this year, a spokesman for the Ministry of Public Safety said, suggesting the new paperwork and restrictions on shooters won’t be revealed until late January at the earliest.

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New Gun Law Pushed to Next Year, CTV Says, Quoting Goodale Staff

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Screenshot of article, Nov. 30. Source: CTVNews.ca

(Update 04 Dec.: See this post for the possible new timing.)

(TheGunBlog.ca) — The Canadian government’s package of new gun laws is being delayed until next year, CTV News reported today, citing a spokesperson for Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale.

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Man Who Shot Home Intruder Won’t Face Murder Charge, CBC Reports

(Update: Adds in second paragraph that Budgell is in jail for drug dealing.)

In one of the rare cases in Canada where courts recognize a legal gun owner may have used firearms and ammunition in legitimate self-defence, a man who shot a home intruder won’t be charged with murder, CBC reported today, citing the prosecution.

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