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    Training

    Youth-only Courses Returning to Line Up

    We have decided to bring back Youth-only non-restricted (CFSC) courses for the summer of 2023, to encourage more young people to get involved in shooting sports and teach safe, responsible firearm handling to the next generation. Our first such course will be on June 24 at our regular training venue, the Homewood Suites by Hilton – Toronto/Mississauga. The 8+ hour course will cater to youths aged 12-17, offering plenty of patient hands on practical handling and smaller, lighter youth-sized firearms such as the Savage 64FXP, and the Henry .22 lever action. We run our courses in a quiet, comfortable meeting room easily accessed from the lobby of the hotel venue.…

  • Shooter trying to remove hot case from shirt in live range
    Training

    Safe Handling Fail: Hot Brass Can Cause Injuries

    When hot brass cases fall down your shirt, they can cause you to “flinch” and point the muzzle in an unsafe direction. That happened with life changing consequences to an individual on a shooting range recently. In a video shared by Active Self Protection on their YouTube channel, a lone shooter had a hot brass case bounce and fall down the back of their loose-fitting T-shirt. The result was nearly tragic, as seen in this video (age-restricted video, click “Watch on YouTube” to view). The Canadian Firearm Safety Course (CFSC) discusses this danger in its module on “Safe Handling and Carrying of Non-Restricted Firearms” – though the same danger exists…

  • UpcomingFirearms Safety CFSC/CRFSC FS2302

    This is the 1-day Canadian Firearm Safety Course (CFSC), which is a prerequisite to obtain a firearm licence (PAL) for non-restricted firearms in Canada, with an optional 1-day Canadian Restricted Firearm Safety Course (CRFSC). Open to:  All persons aged 12 and up (CFSC Only), All persons 18 or over (CFSC & CRFSC) Includes: Blended theoretical and practical firearms safety and handling for five types of non-restricted action rifles and shotguns Ammunition safety Safe Storage, Display, Transport and Use Social responsibilities Black powder firearms, cleaning, basic firearms history Qualification:  You will receive a validated course report form which you may use to apply for a Canadian Firearm Licence from the RCMP…

  • UpcomingFirearms Safety CFSC/CRFSC FS2301

    This is the 1-day Canadian Firearm Safety Course (CFSC), which is a prerequisite to obtain a firearm licence (PAL) for non-restricted firearms in Canada, with an optional 1-day Canadian Restricted Firearm Safety Course (CRFSC). Open to:  All persons aged 12 and up (CFSC Only), All persons 18 or over (CFSC & CRFSC) Includes: Blended theoretical and practical firearms safety and handling for five types of non-restricted action rifles and shotguns Ammunition safety Safe Storage, Display, Transport and Use Social responsibilities Black powder firearms, cleaning, basic firearms history Qualification:  You will receive a validated course report form which you may use to apply for a Canadian Firearm Licence from the RCMP…

  • Sheraton Four Points Meadowvale (Streetsville Room)

    Four Points Mississauga Meadowvale is located in the Meadowvale Business Park, only minutes from the Mississauga Convention Centre. The city is less than 30 minutes east from our Mississauga hotel. We’re also close to the area’s major highways, a short drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport, and one block from the GO train station. The Streetsville Room is located on the main floor.

  • Features

    Featured Training Gun: Maverick 88

      On our Canadian Firearms Safety Course, you will have the opportunity to learn to safely handle, inspect, load and unload many types of commonly available firearms.  One of the most widely available types of firearms in Canada is the pump action shotgun.