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Harper Government announces new provisions of the Common Sense Firearms Licencing Act are coming into force

Harper Government announces new provisions of the Common Sense Firearms Licencing Act are coming into force Excerpt: “The elimination of the POL and conversion of all existing POLs to PALs simplifies the firearms licencing regime by eliminating one type of licence for adults. Specifically, it provides the roughly 530,000 holders of Possession Only Licences (POL) […] Read more

Regulations Amending The Firearms Marking Regulations

Regulations Amending the Firearms Marking Regulations Excerpt: “Whereas the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness is of the opinion that the change made to the Firearms Marking Regulations (see footnote a) by the annexed Regulations Amending the Firearms Marking Regulations is so immaterial and insubstantial that section 118 of the Firearms Act (see footnote […] Read more

Latest Mailing From The Coalition For Gun Control

Excerpt: “It is hard to believe that is has been twenty five years since we formed Canadians for Gun Control (CGC) in the wake of the Montreal massacre. Modelled on best practices around the globe, a small group of public health professionals, police, and criminologists worked together on a strategy to strengthen gun control in […] Read more

Bill C-42. Coming Into Force From The Canadian Firearms Program.

Bill C-42. Coming into Force from the Canadian Firearms Program. On June 18, 2015, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the  Honourable Steven Blaney, highlighted the Royal Assent of the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act. This legislation amends the Firearms Act and the Criminal Code. The news release published by Public Safety Canada […] Read more

Privacy Comm. FIP Database – June 10, 2015

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NFA STATEMENT – May 29, 2015

NFA Statement This year started off generally well with the NFA well-positioned to take a strong role in influencing government policies prior to the election. Our social media sites were poised to flood our supporters and interested persons with information on firearms related government policies and suggestions with actions to take. The volunteer site administrators […] Read more

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