OPEN LETTER #3 TO SENATORS Re: A THOUSAND GUNS REPORTED LOST BY OR STOLEN FROM POLICE AND THE MILITARY – One would think it should be easy to obtain updated numbers from the RCMP on these lost and stolen firearms – it is not. By Dennis R. Young – November 30, 2018
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
RE: IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ABOUT BILL C-71 STILL NEED ANSWERS – On April 25, 2018 Larry Maguire, MP for Brandon-Souris, introduced three Order Paper Questions in the House of Commons asking the Government some very important questions that need answers before Bill C-71 is made the law of the land. On June 11, 2018, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale tabled the Government’s responses. The problem is many of the questions Larry Maguire asked of the government were left unanswered. By Dennis R. Young – November 18, 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
LETTER TO PRIME MINISTER EMBEDDED IN THIS PETITION: SHOULDN’T POLICE KNOW WHERE THESE BAD GUYS WITH GUNS LIVE?
EXCERPT: Criminal law requires more than two million lawful, licensed firearms owners to report their change of address. It seems a significant oversight in our criminal justice system that a similar law does not also apply to hundreds of thousands of convicted criminals who have been prohibited from owning firearms by the courts. Please introduce our proposed Motion in the House of Commons for a full debate and a free vote by all Members of Parliament. NOTE: Justin Trudeau has been named as the decision maker for this petition and will be notified periodically as the signature count rises.
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.
EXCERPT: Thereafter, for the final 100 days of the war, Canadians served as the Allies “shock troops” in decisive battles at Second Somme, Canal du Nord, Cambrai, Mons and elsewhere. The four Canadian divisions defeated all or part of 47 German divisions – one quarter of all the German troops on the Western Front. These victories came at a horrific cost. Forty-five thousand Canadians – around 20 per cent of our total casualties for the entire war – were killed, wounded or captured in the Hundred Days campaign. But many historians (and not just Canadian ones), refer to this final, decisive stage of the First World War as “Canada’s Hundred Days.” Lest we forget. By Lorne Gunter, Toronto Sun – November 10, 2018 [READ THE REST] https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/gunter-canadas-impact-on-bring-the-great-war-to-an-end