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Having a Truck Gun – Preparedness for uncertain times

REVISION. Though transporting an unloaded non-restricted firearm remains legal throughout Canada in accordance with the existing regulations, many firearms that were formerly non-restricted were made prohibited under an order-in-council on May 1, 2020. For some time now, many legal gun owners have taken to carrying a “truck gun” – even here in Canada. Now with Coronavirus scares, we […]

Bill C-71 is Coming, Are You Ready?

The federal government has briskly moved Bill C-71, an Act to amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms through the various legislative stages and it has recently reached third reading, with a referral to the Senate, in late September. Firearms owners, and prospective firearms owners, should know and understand the changes being proposed under […]

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 […]

2015 Commissioner of Firearms Report: 5 Things to Know

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 […]