How Long and How Much for a Gun Licence in Canada?

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TheGunBlog.ca — Fodollah (his username on Reddit) of Toronto got his gun licence this week after roughly four months and almost $500. Congratulations! TheGunBlog.ca asked him for details on timing and costs as a guide for the rest of us.

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‘Restricted’ Gun Licences Rose to 497,686 at June 30

Restricted Firearm Licences CanadaThe number of Canadian licences for handguns, AR-15 rifles and other so-called “restricted” firearms rose to 497,686 at the end of June, the RCMP said today in an e-mailed response to questions by TheGunBlog.ca.

That’s an increase of 26,163 from Dec. 31, and the highest level on record. At that rate, the number of “restricted” licence holders today exceeds the symbolic level of 500,000. (Woo-hoo!)

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