Media Releases


NFA WORKING WITH MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR BETTER FIREARMS LAWS

Canada’s National Firearms Association is pleased to announce that NFA representatives met with senior staff members from the Office of the Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney on September 18 in Ottawa. In the coming months we will be working with the Minister of Public Safety towards building common sense firearm legislation that respects the […] Read more

Video analysis reveals RCMP targeting of houses with firearms

Canada’s National Firearms Association has received the results of an expert analysis of the audio portion of video released to the media of the search of house number 619. As a result of the analysis the NFA has learned that the transmission clearly says he’s “located all the firearms.” This would indicate that police were […] Read more

QUEBEC NAMED IN COURT ACTION OVER ILLEGAL OPERATION OF LONG GUN REGISTRY

NFA President Sheldon Clare announced that Canada’s National Firearms Association has filed in Federal Court in Ottawa to force the destruction of the Quebec portion of the long-gun registry data. Speaking from Prince George, BC, Clare stated that “Enough is enough – the courts have said that this data shall be destroyed and it hasn’t yet happened. Canada’s NFA has […] Read more

Quebec CFO

Further to the two recent judgements of the Quebec Court of Appeal, validating Bill C-19, and rejecting Quebec’s claim for a preservation and transfer of the long gun registry data, and maintenance of the long gun registration system for Quebec long gun owners, the federal and provincial authorities have nevertheless, de facto, maintained the long […] Read more

RCMP KEEP FIREARMS PROGRAM COSTS WELL HIDDEN

“Parliamentary spending estimates no longer report cost of Bill C-68, the Firearms Act” A review of the last seven years RCMP Reports on Plans and Priorities show a progressive worsening of reporting on the costs of the Canadian Firearms Program: Federal Government Costs and Anticipated Planned Spending Requirements. Click on this link for details: SPENDING […] Read more

CABINET CHOICES PROVIDE REASON FOR OPTIMISM

“The appointments to the Conservative Cabinet reflect a willingness of the government to listen to firearms owners. The NFA was clear to the PMO that it was unhappy with some previous ministers; now there is an opportunity for us to start afresh with new ministers in Public Safety (Blaney) and Justice (McKay)”, stated President Sheldon […] Read more

CANADIAN FIREARMS OWNERS FOR FLOOD VICTIMS

In recent weeks Canadians watched on in horror as southern Alberta was inundated with severe flooding. The town of High River, Alberta was all but washed away. The High Wood River swelled and overflowed its banks causing havoc and destroying everything in its path. This flood transformed the area into a disaster zone, destroyed homes […] Read more

FIREARM SEIZURES FROM FLOODED HOMES IN HIGH RIVER, ALBERTA

“The RCMP’s seizure of firearms from evacuated homes in High River, Alberta is inappropriate, heavy handed and completely unnecessary,” said NFA President Sheldon Clare, speaking from Edmonton, Alberta. “How can people maintain respect for law and order when police are breaking into secure, if damaged homes? A disaster is not an opportunity to conduct warrantless […] Read more

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