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RCMP Provides 2020 Data on Gun Licences and Registrations — 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 2020 September 21

Highlights This Week
– Liberals Cancel Invitation to Bid for Mass Gun Confiscations
– NFA Is Funding Parker Case in Federal Court to Stop Confiscations
– Alberta Says Hunting Generates Almost $600 Million Per Year
– Liberals Extend Newly Expired Gun Licences to End of Year
– Trudeau No Longer Owns Guns, The Hill Times Reports
– ‘Ping-Pong’ Gun Politics Continue to Divide Voters, as O’Toole Courts GTA Seats

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Bullet Points: Week of 2020 May 25

Updated daily throughout the week.

Highlights This Week
– RCMP Resumes Processing Gun-Licence Applications, Cards
– Liberal Party Continues Disinformation Campaign on Gun Confiscations
– John Hipwell Sues Liberals, RCMP to Stop Gun Confiscations
– Police Could Charge May 1 Gun Buyers and Sellers: CSAAA Tweet
– News Bullets From Other Media/Sources


Gun Licences Rose for 10th Straight Year in 2019 to New Record — The number of Canadians with a federal gun licence rose for the 10th straight year in 2019 to a new record, driven by demand for firearms for sport and collecting to home safety and hunting. Why It Matters The number of licence holders is the best indicator we have of: private gun ownership…

RCMP Firearms Program Updates on COVID-19 Impact on Services — The Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s Canadian Firearms Program, which controls private gun ownership, said it’s experiencing “significant impacts” to licensing from the COVID-19 crisis. Highlights New PALs on hold PAL cards on hold PAL renewals online only, not by mail The following is reprinted from the RCMP website with a date stamp of…

RCMP ‘Working Hard’ on Gun Licences With Delays From COVID-19 — The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, which controls private gun ownership, said it’s “working hard” through the COVID-19 crisis to process firearm licences, while facing delays. Caroline Duval, a spokeswoman for the regulator in Ottawa, commented by e-mail today in response to questions from Q&A With the RCMP on Licensing, Work During COVID-19…