Bringing Firearms to the US

A question that is often asked in our CFSC/CRFSC classes is “can I bring a firearm into the US?”  The simple answer is: yes, you can! Canadians who lawfully own firearms may apply for a permit to temporarily import firearms into the US for certain valid purposes.  Generally, those purposes are hunting, and to attend […]

New CFSC Courses Begin July 13

The Firearms Safety Education Service of Ontario has announced to certified firearms safety course instructors in the province that the implementation date for the new Canadian Firearms Safety Course program is July 13, 2016. This means that all courses taught in the province starting on that date must be with the new course and exam […]

Changes Coming to Canadian Firearms Courses on July 1st

The RCMP, which is responsible for managing the Canadian Firearms Program, has advised provincial authorities that new course and exam material for the Canadian Firearms Safety Course will be made available on March 31. In Ontario,the planned implementation date set by the Chief Firearms Officer is July 1st, should the materials be received by the […]

Using Your Gift Cards Online

If you have received a GTAGunSafety.com gift card, there is a simple way to redeem the gift card amount when registering for our courses online. Simply select your course and ticket type, and enter your personal information as you normally would.  When you proceed to the payment screen, you are shown an itemized summary of […]

Rare Apology from Police for 2008 Silvercore Raid

Silvercore Advanced Training Systems, a Delta, BC-based firearms training academy which delivers firearm safety and hunting courses from locations all over the Lower Mainland, has earned a rare apology from RCMP over an earlier police investigation. In 2008, RCMP executed search warrants after receiving information from Canadian Firearms Centre personnel. Owner Travis Bader was arrested and […]

Choosing a Starting Rifle for Children

For people involved in shooting sports who have young families, often a question that crosses their mind is what the best option for a starting rifle for children might be. Many gun clubs and ranges allow members’ children to come and shoot under supervision as guests, and many also offer family membership packages. But adult-sized […]

Quebec to Create Provincial Gun Registry

Quebec has tabled legislation today to introduce a Quebec Gun Registry, it has been reported. The federal government had maintained a national firearm registration system for all firearms since the 1990s, but in 2012 the long-gun portion was abolished. However, Quebec fought a lengthy court battle to preserve the long gun registry data as it […]

Wellesley Consulting Services Corporate Site Relaunched

The corporate website for Wellesley Consulting Services, which operates GTAGunSafety.com, has had a major redesign and relaunch announced today. We have improved the overall look and navigation of our corporate site and made it easier to find information about our employment opportunities, company information, and our brand new company Kit Shop! The Kit Shop has […]

CYBER MONDAY: Today Only Save 33% on any Course

To mark Cyber Monday, GTAGunSafety.com is offering our steepest discount yet on all our Firearm Safety (CFSC/CRFSC) and Hunter Education Courses – a whopping 33% OFF all our remaining 2015 courses, and available 2016 courses. This offer runs for today only, November 30, 2015.  To take advantage of this once-a-year discount opportunity, sign up for […]

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 […]