COVID-19 Emergency Illustrates Why You Need to Act Quickly Until March of 2020, anyone with an interest could sign up and take a Canadian Firearms Safety Course and/or Canadian Restricted Firearms Safety Course and expect to obtain a Possession Acquisition firearm licence (or “PAL”) within 2-3 months. The Novel Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19 is the disease […]
The RCMP recently released the 2015 Commissioner of Firearms report, an annual summary of firearms program statistics and information the police service publishes each year. We break down the key points and what they mean for the Canadian firearms community. 1. Firearms licencing is on the rise Canada now has over 2 million firearm licence […]
Two important changes to Canada’s firearms laws have come into effect today, the first dealing with certain types of licences, and the second streamlining the authorization to transport process.
THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE IS OUT OF DATE. THE FIREARMS MENTIONED HAVE BEEN SUBSEQUENTLY RE-CLASSIFIED AS “PROHIBITED” AS OF MAY 1, 2020. The regulation for CZ and Swiss Arms reclassification of certain rifles, and their variants, as non-restricted firearms, which we announced previously, has been published in the Canada Gazette, the official publication of […]
Several provisions brought in under Bill C-42, which amended several Canadian firearms laws, that were originally to be implemented at a later date will now become effective sooner, according to a recent news release.