Canadian gun law

Sep 262016
 

Some things are worse than useless; this is one of them

CSAAA Position Statement on Canada’s Firearms Marking Regulation

Canada’s robust firearms import/export regulations already comply with the recommendations of the UN Firearms Protocol – the Criminal Code Firearms Marking Regulation goes too far.

On June 1st, 2017 Canada’s Criminal Code Firearms Marking Regulation, passed into law in 2004, will come into force. The Firearms Marking Regulation is the Canadian Government’s interpretation of the recommendations contained in the UN Firearms Protocol, which Canada signed in 2001.

Read more at: CSAAA Position Statement on Canada’s Firearms Marking Regulation

Jul 222015
 

Yeah, I’ve been wondering that, too…

National Firearms AssociationThanks to the NFA, we now have a few helpful hints to hopefully allow you to navigate the latest government rigmarole a little easier.

Bill C-42: Frequently Asked Questions

Background

On June 18, 2015, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Steven Blaney, highlighted the Royal Assent of the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act. This legislation amends the Firearms Act and the Criminal Code.

The news release published by Public Safety Canada provided the following information: Continue reading »

Aug 202014
 

Harper government resists power-hungry police

CSSA/CILAby CSSA/CILA

The Canadian Shooting Sports Association (CSSA) is not anti-police.

On the contrary, many CSSA members proudly serve in provincial, municipal and national police forces. Theirs is the difficult task of standing in harm’s way and bringing repeat offenders and hardened criminals to justice. A modern society without police intervention would be a horror show. Perhaps the danger that police officers face daily is the reason some are resorting to bullying black-ops tactics more and more. But here’s the clinker – violent crime is going down, not up. Continue reading »

Jul 252014
 

This is what we’ve waited so long for?

Dennis E. Florianby Dennis E. Florian
Gun Owners’ Resource

As you’ve probably all heard by now, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney announced on Wednesday that the CPC would be introducing what they call the “Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act” this fall when Parliament resumes.  You may also have noticed that there hasn’t been any story on it here yet.

The reason for the absence of commentary here is simple: I haven’t read the thing yet and until I do, I mean to keep my lip buttoned (or at least try to).  But considering it has the word “licensing” in it, I’m probably not going to be overly impressed.  But I’ll wait and see.  Maybe I can get a nice surprise for a change. Continue reading »

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