INFORMATION COMMISSIONER DEFENDS RCMP DECISION TO KEEP HIGH RIVER ‘RIGHTS VIOLATION PAPER’ A SECRET
EXCERPT FROM ATTACHED REPORT: “Our investigation determined that the information now withheld under paragraph 13(1)(c) was received from the government of Alberta, and was intended to be confidential. Our investigation also determined that neither of the exceptions described in subsection 13(2) are applicable: the provincial government that provided this information does not consent to its disclosure, nor has it made that information public.”
Letter with results of investigation of my complaints dated November 23, 2018 – Received on November 27, 2018. NOTE: Section 41 Review by the Federal Court is the only remaining option.
HOW MUCH DOES GOVERNMENT SPEND ON FIREARMS PROGRAMS? Parliament is still in the dark. By Dennis R. Young – Nov 25, 2018
353-Page Response to Access to Information Act request Nov 2, 2018 – Received by Dennis R. Young Nov 13, 2018
Q2 – NUMBERS OF FIREARMS IN INVENTORY: 1,597
- Machine Guns – 12
- Submachine Guns – 67
- Rifle – 62
- Handguns – 1,226
- Shotguns – 230
Departmental ATIP Response dated November 8, 2018 – Received Nov 12, 2018
- Occupational Health and Safety: Firearms Use Directive (PDF Pages 1-13)
- Report on Discharge of a Firearm from a Vehicle in an Unsafe Manner – Lethbridge Research Centre (PDF Pages 17-39)
- RCMP PUBLIC SERVICE AGENCY REPORT OF AGENCY FIREARM INVENTORY May 20, 2016 (PDF page 51) NOTE: 13 Firearms listed.
- AAFC FIREARMS 2016 REPORT – Identifying Discrepancies and Corrections to RCMP Firearms listed in Item 3 above (PDF Page 52)
- SAP INVENTORY OF AAFC WEAPONS – AUGUST 2018 (PDF Pages 53-54)
Note #1: PDF pages 55-197 are duplicates of Item #1 and the drafting process have not been scanned and uploaded.
Note #2: PDF pages 198-243 are e-mails discussing possible offences related to Item #2 and have not been scanned and uploaded. The final decision was blanked out citing solicitor-client privilege.
GOODALE OPPOSES NEW LAW REQUIRING 422,887 CONVICTED CRIMINALS, PROHIBITED FROM OWNING FIREARMS BY THE COURTS TO REPORT THEIR CURRENT ADDRESSES TO POLICE – “With respect to the recommendation that individuals who are subject to a weapons prohibition order be required to report any change of address, the criminal justice system does not generally keep track of a person who is not serving a sentence.” Liberal Government response to Firearms Petition e-1605 – November 5, 2018
PUBLIC SAFETY: NO RECORDS ON 422,887 CONVICTED CRIMINALS PROHIBITED FROM OWNING GUNS BY THE COURTS – Response to Access to Information Act request dated October 25, 2018. Public Safety ATIP file A-2018-00216 received Oct 31, 2018 by Dennis R. Young https://dennisryoung.ca/2018/11/02/public-safety-no-records-on-422887-convicted-criminals-prohibited-from-owning-guns-by-the-courts/
National Defence Response to Access to Information Act request DND File: A-2018-00801 dated October 24, 2018. Analyzed by Dennis R. Young – November 4, 2018
NATIONAL DEFENCE REPORTS 2,854 UNSAFE FIREARMS INCIDENTS from 2008 to July 2018. DND Access to Information Act Response dated Oct 22, 2018 received Oct 29, 2018. Response to my Question (7) the total the total number of accidental discharges, unsafe acts, careless storage and unauthorized use of firearms: 2,854
- Accidental Discharges: 2,447 incidents
- Unsafe Storage: 77 entries
- Weapons Offences: 156 entries
- Firearms Act: 64 entries
- Weapons Insecurity: 98 entries
- Unauthorized Discharge: 56 entries
- Unauthorized Discharge Injury: 15 entries
CANADA BORDER SERVICES AGENCY – FINAL ATIP RESPONSE: FIREARMS TRAINING, PROFICIENCY & SAFETY – OCTOBER 18, 2018 Received October 29, 2018. INTERIM RESPONSE SUMMARY: Unsafe use of firearms = 28 Incidents; Firearms lost or stolen = 1 Incident; Unintentional Discharges = 12 Incidents