Petitions

House of Commons ‘Urgently’ Working to Fix Glitch With Petitions

9 Apr 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — The Canadian House of Commons said it’s “working urgently” to fix its petitions website after it stopped displaying the number of new signatures on all motions including a petition to stop Bill C-71. All signatures are still being counted.

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Petition to Stop C-71 Is Now the Most-Signed E-Petition on Guns

31 Mar 2018

(Update 22 July 2018: The petition stops on Thursday 26 July. It’s the second-most popular e-Petition ever, but most PAL holders haven’t signed it. Why not sign e-1608 and e-1605 now?) TheGunBlog.ca — A petition to stop Bill C-71 took less than three days to become Canada’s most-signed electronic petition related to firearms. Nationwide opposition…

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Petition to Legalize Silencers Gets 3,000 Signatures in 24 Hours

18 Feb 2017

A petition to the government of Canada to legalize firearm silencers got more than 3,000 signatures in its first 24 hours online, suggesting wide appeal for a device to protect hearing and reduce noise complaints around shooting ranges.

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Government Rejects Petition to Reclassify AR-15 ‘Non-Restricted’

17 Aug 2016

The Canadian government rejected a petition to simplify buying and using AR-15 rifles, saying it’s the RCMP’s job to decide such changes. The government doesn’t plan to reclassify the firearm as “non-restricted” from its current label of “restricted,” Ralph Goodale, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, said today in a written response to a…

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