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Quebec releases draft firearms regulations while awaiting court ruling on NFA challenge

September 15, 2017 EDMONTON – While awaiting the court’s decision on whether the Quebec’s government legislation purporting a provincial firearms registry is constitutionally valid, the province has gone ahead and released their draft regulations for if the courts rule in their favour. The Quebec Firearms Registration Act passed in 2016 but it is currently held […] Read more

Liberals move to bring back long-gun registry

June 9, 2017 OTTAWA – Today the federal Liberal government tabled Bill C-52 in the House of Commons that brings back the supposed-scrapped long-gun registry, but at the provincial level by allowing the provinces access to the old registry data. Previously the Government of Quebec went to court to get the long-gun registry data but […] Read more

UN-markings regulations delayed until December 2018

May 19, 2017 EDMONTON, ALBERTA – Canada’s National Firearms Association (NFA) has been informed that the Government of Canada has delayed their intent to bring in new United Nations-driven regulations for importing and exporting firearms from June 1, 2017 to December of 2018. A previous Liberal government in 2004 agreed to a United Nations Protocol […] Read more

The NFA Achieves an Important Court Victory for Canadian Gun Owners

April 27, 2017 On April 26, 2017, the Court of Quebec (i.e. Quebec Provincial Court) heard and decided a case involving the scope of the discretionary power of the Chief Firearms Officer(s), to attach conditions to licences and authorizations issued pursuant the Firearms Act. The Applicant, Marc-André Paquin, is an NFA member and professional fur […] Read more

Canada’s National Firearms Association announces that elections will be held for the Board of Directors

Canada’s National Firearms Association announces that elections will be held for the Board of Directors. Interested parties should submit a nomination form and a short (200 words) biography and statement of intent to the National office no later than October 1, 2016. Nomination forms are available for download here (NFA_NominationForm_2016_EN), you will also find the […] Read more

Poll shows half of High River residents want judicial inquiry

CANADA’S NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE Poll shows half of High River residents want judicial inquiry Three High River polls show a lot more questions need to be answered to rebuild trust Today, Canada’s National Firearms Association released the results of their third telephone poll conducted in High River since the flood of 2013.   Three […] Read more

NFA Achieves ECOSOC Special Consultative Status with the UN

NFA President Sheldon Clare, speaking from Williams Lake, BC announced that “The NFA has achieved Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) special consultative status at the UN.”  Clare stated that, “This means that the NFA will have better access to the UN which it can use to fight for the rights of civilian Canadians to own […] Read more

Teo Sanchez And Matthew Hudec Join Team NFA

Canada’s National Firearms Association is pleased to welcome Matthew Hudec of Saskatchewan, and Teo Sanchez of Quebec, both currently training in Canmore, Alberta with the national biathlon team, to Team NFA.  Speaking from Hixon, BC, NFA President Sheldon Clare stated, “Matt and Teo are excellent young athletes who have demonstrated great skill and tremendous potential.  […] Read more

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