STILL SEEKING EVIDENCE: SOURCES OF ‘CRIME GUNS’ – Statistics Canada Access to Information Act request – April 15, 2018 https://dennisryoung.ca/2018/04/19/still-seeking-evidence-sources-crime-guns/
Ontario CFO FOIP Response – May 22, 2018
- Authorizations to Transport firearms issued = 244,902
- Authorizations to Transport firearms refused = 5
- Number of persons charged with a criminal offence while failing to have a valid ATT = Zero
APRIL 28, 2017 – GOODALE’S DEPT. REPORTS NO ‘EVIDENCE’ OF COST OR EFFECTIVENESS OF BILL C-42 ATT CHANGES https://dennisryoung.ca/2017/05/06/goodales-dept-reports-no-evidence-of-cost-effectiveness-of-bill-c-42-att-changes/
FEBRUARY 28, 2017 – RCMP DON’T HAVE ANY ‘EVIDENCE’ OF DOLLARS SAVED OR EFFECTIVENESS OF C-42 ATT PROCEDURES https://dennisryoung.ca/2017/03/01/rcmp-dont-have-any-evidence-of-dollars-saved-or-effectiveness-of-c-42-att-procedures/
CBC TV NEWS VIDEO: RCMP MISTAKENLY LET PEOPLE BUY PROHIBITED GUNS – Dennis Young says the RCMP should not be entrusted with the retroactive classification of firearms on its own and that this process should remain a role for Parliament. By Evan Dyer, CBC TV – May 16, 2018 CLICK ON ABOVE LINK TO WATCH THE CBC NEWS FEED.
CBC – AFTER MISTAKENLY LETTING PEOPLE BUY PROHIBITED GUNS, RCMP TELLS OWNERS TO GIVE THEM UP – Dennis Young said other errors or sudden changes in the rules can leave people in even worse predicaments. “It’s important for members of Parliament to know that the RCMP and the Department of Public Safety are not reporting these errors when they occur to Parliament.” By Evan Dyer · CBC News · May 16, 2018 – 853 COMMENTS – CLICK ON THE ABOVE LINK TO READ THE FULL TEXT
Investments to Combat the Criminal Use of Firearms (ICCUF): Amount spent since inception to March 31, 2016: $136,169,188
After going back and asking the RCMP sections the ATIP branch should have asked in the first place, they got the same answer: “The answer that I’ve sent you still stand both Business Line has no records regarding your request.” Makes us all wonder if the $327.5 million the government plans to spend over the next five years to target gun and gang crime will produce similar results. Missing Information Complaint to the Information Commissioner – May 12, 2018
Toronto Police Service FOIP Request: ‘Crime Gun’ Statistics & Definitions – May 11, 2018
See Summary of RCMP Crime Gun Statistics attached.
NO EVIDENCE CANADA’S GUN CONTROL PROGRAMS ARE WORKING – Canada’s Gun Control Regime (C-17 & C-68) Implemented ‘Despite the Absence of Precise Data’ – More than 20 years of research and 800 Access to Information Act requests by Dennis R. Young – Updated May 10, 2018