RCMP Failed to Provide Guns, Training: Full Text of Court Ruling

The following is the full text of a Sept. 29 court ruling that found the RCMP guilty of failing to provide AR-15 rifles and training to its officers, three of whom were shot to death in June 2014 in Moncton, New Brunswick. CBC, which provided live updates of the trial, reported last week on the judge’s decision here.

The 64-page ruling was sent to TheGunBlog.ca by the court. The bold was in the original.

RelatedRCMP Trial This Week Focused on This Report Recommending AR-15

Continue reading “RCMP Failed to Provide Guns, Training: Full Text of Court Ruling”

Advertisements

RCMP’s Top Gun Suppliers 2016: Colt Canada, M.D. Charlton, S&W

Canada RCMP Gun Suppliers Firearms Weapons

Colt Canada Corp. was the RCMP’s biggest supplier of guns last year, as Canada’s national police equipped officers with AR-15 rifles. M.D. Charlton Co., which sells SIG Sauer, Mossberg and Winchester among its brands, came second, followed by Smith & Wesson Corp. in third place.

Continue reading “RCMP’s Top Gun Suppliers 2016: Colt Canada, M.D. Charlton, S&W”

More Than 90,000 Canadians Are Allowed to Carry Guns Every Day

Canada Guns Firearms Legal Carry Self-Defence

(Update 20 May: Added new info under Additions.)

More than 90,000 Canadians are authorized to carry loaded guns on their person in daily life, mainly for self-defence against human attackers. More than 90 percent are civilian police and law enforcement, or military. If they were all on duty at the same time, it would be equivalent to about 3 people carrying guns for every 1,000 adults.

Continue reading “More Than 90,000 Canadians Are Allowed to Carry Guns Every Day”