MP Shannon Stubbs brilliantly sets Public Safety Minister Bill Blair straight after he tells 10 lies about Erin O’Toole and the Conservative Party’s position on firearms.
Recommended viewing for anyone interested in Canada’s firearm laws and the steps the current Liberal government are taking to destroy an entire segment of the Canadian economy while ignoring the real and present threat to public safety – criminals armed with illegal firearms.
Did the RCMP Registration Nullification Letter that arrived last summer after SOR/2020-96 was proclaimed reference firearms you no longer own?
I was recently approached by a married couple who own formerly Restricted class rifles now Prohibited by the May 1st Order in Council SOR/2020-96.
The wife’s newly Prohibited rifles were listed correctly, but the husband’s list contained a rifle he no longer owned. Fortunately, he has all the transfer references from the sale to prove he no longer owns the rifle.
They’re wondering how many other people were sent letters listing firearms you no longer own.
If your letter from the RCMP contains firearms you do not own, please contact Christopher di Armani through this link: https://dennisryoung.ca/contact/
Mayor will push for handgun, assault rifle ban for Winnipeg
Feb 17, 2021
Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman says he’ll push for a handgun ban in Winnipeg if new federal gun control measures are passed. The legislation empowers cities to ban handguns if they choose, while provinces hold veto power over potential municipal gun bans.
Police chiefs won’t back Trudeau handgun ban
February 19, 2021
The Canadian Association of Police Chiefs says they will not support Justin Trudeau’s proposal to allow cities to ban handguns. The head of the organization, Vancouver police chief Adam Palmer, said current firearms legislation are already strong enough.
“In every single case there are already offences for that. They’re already breaking the law and the criminal law in Canada addresses all of those circumstances. The firearms laws in Canada are actually very good right now. They’re very strict.”
One researcher asked where to find the numbers of licensed firearm owners.
The best source for these numbers that I’m aware of is the annual Commissioner of Firearms Report published by the RCMP.
Annual Reports for 2015-2019 from the RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms are available in HTML format on the RCMP’s website: https://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/firearms/firearms-reports
PDF versions of the RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report for 2006 thru 2019 are available here: http://publications.gc.ca/site/eng/9.506252/publication.html
PDF versions of the Commissioner of Firearms Report for 2003 thru 2005 available here: http://publications.gc.ca/site/eng/9.507769/publication.html
You may also download any or all of these annual reports in PDF format using the direct links below:
- 2003 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2004 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2005 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2006 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2007 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2008 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2009 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2010 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2011 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2012 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2013 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2014 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2015 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2016 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2017 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2018 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2019 RCMP’s Commissioner of Firearms Report
- 2020 – coming soon
Trudeau government poised to introduce new gun-control legislation
The long-promised bill would flesh out last spring’s ban of many firearms, propose stricter storage provisions and target gun smuggling. The bill is expected to propose a program to buy back these firearms at fair market value, but allow owners to keep them with strict conditions.
Teen girl shot in head at same North York building where 12-year-old slain
A teenage girl is in hospital with critical injuries following an overnight shooting at a North York apartment building – the same location of a brazen shooting that killed a young boy three months ago.
On Nov. 7, 2020, 12-year-old Dante Andreatta Marroquin and his mom were walking on the west side of Jane Street after grocery shopping when he was struck in the neck by a stray bullet that came from the parking lot of 25 Stong Court.
“I have been horrified to see numerous occasions where citizens’ rights have been trampled on; where fairness and impartiality is nonexistent; and where police violence was totally unjustified. Remember, each individual officer is responsible for their own actions and decisions, and they will be held accountable.”
FAUL: Retired Toronto Police officer’s view on enforcing stay-at-home order
February 4, 2021
Brian Sauvé, President of the National Police Federation, was interviewed by Todd MacKay of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation about the Gun Confiscation Compensation proposed by the Liberal Government.
“We’re not saying that we support firearm ownership. What we’re saying is we support fair, transparent, evidence-driven decisions by government that are going to really address a problem in society.”
“And that’s the root behind this position paper. It’s really to shine a spotlight on gun violence in Canada and where do those guns come from?
“And should we be devoting our tax dollars through the government to perhaps stem the tide of where those guns are coming from, perhaps increase enforcement, before we go down the regulation process to impact everyday Canadians that have gone through all the regulatory steps to own and possess firearms?”
[Download NPF Position Paper] [View PDF below video]
View National Police Federation Position Paper: Gun Violence and Public Safety in Canada
CBSA ATIP is Courtesy of William Gilliland
INITIAL REQUEST: Any information regarding the illegal importation/smuggling of any firearms: specifically in relation to the country/area of origin The ideal information gathered would be regarding: – type of firearm with as much general detail as reasonably possible (ie: shotgun/rifle/restricted handgun, restricted rifle/shotgun, prohibited handgun, prohibited firearm, other) – country of origin(s) for the persons’/products’ journey – breakdown of ports of entry with as much detail as reasonably possible I do not want/require any information regarding any individuals, cases or anything classified or heavy security etc. Anything between Jan 1st 2009 until the most recent year/2020 YTD.
ANALYSIS: As one would expect, the majority of smuggled firearms intercepted by CBSA come from the United States for the past 6 years. No data is available prior to 2013 according to CBSA.
On Pages 3 to 14, firearm seizures are listed by Country of Origin in alphabetical order but many countries of origin are redacted under Section 16(1)(c) of the Access to Information Act:
The head of a government institution may refuse to disclose any record requested under this Part that contains activities suspected of constituting threats to the security of Canada within the meaning of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act.
During the 6 years covered by this ATIP, CBSA seized:
- 178 Non-Restricted Firearms
- 419 Restricted Handguns (semi-automatic pistols and revolvers)
- 11 Restricted Rifles (semi-automatic carbines and rifles)
- 783 Prohibited Handguns
- 17 Prohibited Rifles and Shotguns
ATIP Response Page Breakdown
- Pages 15-18 break down the seizures by month and type of firearm seized.
- Pages 19-22 are titled Firearms Quantity Origin Canada.
- Pages 23-26 are titled Firearms Quantity Origin US Border States.
- Pages 27-41 are titled Firearms Quantity Origin US Interior States.
- Pages 42-46 are Quantities by Country of Origin