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Public believes Police Actions at High River Unnecessary

The NFA conducted a telephone survey of High River, Alberta residents on March 5 to ask the following question: The RCMP Complaints Commission’s report on the 2013 Alberta floods in High River, said the Town of High River Emergency Operations Centre ordered the RCMP to enter all homes in High River, using whatever force necessary. […] Read more

Public Believes Police Actions At High River Unnecessary

The NFA conducted a telephone survey of High River, Alberta residents on March 5 to ask the following question: The RCMP Complaints Commission’s report on the 2013 Alberta floods in High River, said the         Town of High River Emergency Operations Centre ordered the RCMP to enter all homes in High        River, using whatever […] Read more

HIGH RIVER REPORT MISSING KEY ELEMENTS

“The long-awaited report on the actions of the RCMP at High River has finally been released, and while it is critical of police actions in kicking in doors, Canadians are still uninformed as to who gave the orders to kick in doors and enter homes and why these searches that were targeted to firearms owners […] Read more

A GOOD GUY WITH A CAMERA CAN’T STOP A BAD GUY WITH A GUN

Canada’s National Firearms Association condemns the recent terrorist acts in Paris.  However, merely lamenting these acts will not stop terrorists, nor will it bring back the dead. Speaking from Prince George, NFA President Sheldon Clare pointed out, “Like others, I was sickened by the images of these fanatics attacking people and in particular the cold […] Read more

Canada’s National Firearms Association intervenes at the Supreme Court

 On Friday, November 7, Canada’s National Firearms Association intervened at the Supreme Court of Canada, in the twin appeals of R. v. Nur and R. v. Charles. In this case, the Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of the three year mandatory minimum sentence for handgun possession. The NFA argued that this sentence should be […] Read more

SUPREME COURT OF CANADA RULES THAT AIR GUNS ARE “FIREARMS”

On Wednesday, November 5, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its ruling R. v. Dunn, finding that most air guns are considered “firearms” for all purposes in the Criminal Codeexcept for licensing and registration. The Court affirmed the previous decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal, which itself had overruled a decade of its own […] Read more

NFA Supports Liberal MP’s Bill

Canada’s National Firearms Association is pleased to support Liberal MP Joyce Murray’s private member’s Bill C-622.  Speaking from Prince George, NFA President Sheldon Clare said, “We are very concerned about the lack of oversight of our intelligence gathering agencies’ activities and the potential for abuse of meta-data collection.  The recent government bill marketed as intended […] Read more

SUPREME COURT OF CANADA GRANTS NFA INTERVENER STATUS

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada announced that it is granting intervener status to Canada’s National Firearms Association in the appeal of R. v. Hussein Jama Nur, et al. This appeal concerns the constitutionality of mandatory minimum sentences of imprisonment for unauthorized possession of a handgun with readily accessible ammunition. In 2013, the Ontario Court […] Read more

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