Carry an IFAK

Many shooters today, particularly those with military or policing experience, know the value in carrying an individual first aid kit, or “IFAK”. But every shooter should consider carrying one, given that sometimes accidents happen and life-saving medical assistance can be minutes away when seconds count. What goes in to an IFAK to make it effective […]

Tactical Rifle Made for Canadian Market

One of the difficulties in finding a good tactical rifle in the Canadian market is that so many of them are classified as “restricted” and thus, require authorizations to transport, and may only be fired at approved shooting ranges. These popular rifles are common for some shooting sports, such as IPSC “3-gun” matches, but because […]

Finally, a Non-Restricted “AR” Style Rifle

Alberta Tactical Rifle Supply recently announced that their new “AR-style” semi-auto rifle, the Modern Varmint, was approved by the RCMP as a non-restricted rifle.  This is the first and only non-restricted rifle on the Canadian market that has the look and feel of a modern sporting rifle based on the familiar Armalite platform, which is normally […]

Black Friday Deals A Great Chance to Stock Up

As any savvy shopper knows, the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday week brings savings and deals even up here in Canada, where many Canadian businesses try to compete with the online deals from south of the border.  These Black Friday deals can mean big savings for Canadian shoppers.

The Magic Canadian Beretta CX4 Carbine

SOME FIREARMS MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE MAY HAVE BEEN RECLASSIFIED TO “PROHIBITED” STATUS AS OF MAY 1, 2020. INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE MAY BE OUT OF DATE.   Non-restricted, semi-auto rifle … with ten cartridges? How is this possible? Everyone who takes the Canadian Firearms Safety Course is quickly familiarized with the rules of firearm […]

Building a Better Range Bag

Whether you are a casual target shooter, a hopeful competitive shooter, or an armed professional who likes to hit the range for practice time, having a well-organized range bag stocked with the right items makes your trips to the range more efficient, allowing you to focus your time on getting rounds down range.

Unflinching: Why You Need To Read This Book

Unflinching: The Making of a Canadian Sniper is the candid, first-hand story of elite Canadian Forces sniper MCpl Jody Mitic in Afghanistan. In the book, his autobiography which is released online tomorrow, Jody describes in vivid detail his arduous training, operating in challenging conditions against a battle-hardened Taliban enemy force, and ultimately the events leading to […]

One Accessory You Can Never Have Too Many Of

  When you purchase a pistol from most retailers, you will normally receive the firearm and two pistol magazines.  With the regulations in Canada which control cartridge magazine capacities limiting you to just 10 rounds, you quickly find that pistol magazines are the one accessory you need more of.

Keeping Them Safe and Secure

When you purchase your first firearm, you immediately have two dilemmas to solve in order to comply with Canadian firearms laws. How do I transport it home?  And, how do I store it?