MP BRAD TROST’S FOUR GUN CONTROL QUESTIONS: LIBERAL RESPONSES PROVIDE VERY FEW ANSWERS – Analysis, Commentary and Supporting Documentation by Dennis R. Young – May 3, 2019
LIBERAL RESPONSE TO Q-2319: Firearms Interest Police (FIP) Database Deficiencies
LIBERAL RESPONSE TO Q-2320: Auditor General Firearms Program ‘major additional costs
LIBERAL RESPONSE TO Q-2321: Benefits of Firearms Ownership
LIBERAL RESPONSE TO Q-2322: Effectiveness of Firearms Interest Police (FIP) Database
NOVEMBER 18, 2018 – Filed ATIP request for the current number of Authorization to Carry Permits issued by Province
FEBRUARY 20, 2019 – RCMP responds but withholds the number of Protection of Life Carry Permits issued advising that release of that number ‘could reasonably be expected to threaten the safety of individuals’.
MARCH 22, 2019 – Filed a complaint with the Information Commissioner of Canada about the exemption used by the RCMP to withhold the number of ATCs issued for Protection of Life.
MAY 2, 2019 – Received the RCMP reply dated April 25, 2019 with the current number of ATCs issued for Protection of Life = ONE.
SENATOR MCPHEDRAN TO MOVE BILL C-71 AMENDMENT TO “PROHIBIT” HANDGUNS IN CANADA – News Release – Ottawa, April 8, 2019 – Today at the Standing Senate Committee on National Security and Defence’s (SECD) clause-by-clause consideration of Bill C-71, An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms, Senator Marilou McPhedran, an independent Senator for Manitoba, will move to amend clause 16 that already proposes to amend subsection 84(1) of the Criminal Code – exactly the subsection that could also be amended to add handguns to the “prohibited firearm” list in the Code. CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST
PUBLIC SAFETY CANADA RELEASES 191 OF 220 PAGES ON BILL BLAIR’S BAN HANDGUNS AND ASSAULT WEAPONS CONSULTATIONS – Public Safety Canada ATIP Response dated March 18, 2019 Received by Dennis R. Young on March 27, 2019
Q-23192 Firearms Interest Police (FIP) Database Deficiencies
Q-23202 Auditor General Firearms Program ‘major additional costs’
Q-23212 Benefits of Firearms Ownership
Q-23222 Effectiveness of Firearms Interest Police (FIP) Database
RCMP RELEASE UPDATED AUTHORIZATION TO CARRY (ATC) STATISTICS BY PROVINCE – RCMP ATIP Response dated Feb 20, 2019 – Received March 6, 2019 by Dennis R. Young
- ATCs issued for Self Protection from Human Threats = Exempted (See note below)
- ATCs Issued for Employment = 6,688
- ATCs Issued for Wilderness Protection = 224
NOTE: The number of ATCs issued for Self-Protection from human threats withheld under section 17 of the Access to Information Act: “The head of a government institution may refuse to disclose any record requested under this Act that contains information the disclosure of which could reasonably be expected to threaten the safety of individuals.” A complaint will be filed with the Information Commissioner challenging this exemption. QUESTION: How can releasing a number threaten anyone’s safety?
CANADIAN FIREARMS PROGRAM: RCMP REPORT ON LICENSING AND REGISTRATION ERRORS FOR 2017 – Why weren’t these errors reported in the 2017 RCMP Commissioner of Firearms Report tabled in Parliament in December 2018? – Analysis and Commentary by Dennis R. Young March 3, 2019