SENATOR ANDRÉ PRATTE’S E-MAIL TO SENATORS ON BILL C-71 – The sponsor of the Liberal Government’s Bill C-71 in the upper house of Parliament – An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms.
NOTE: Independent Quebec Senator André Pratte, one of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first Senate appointees.
DO WE NEED A HANDGUN BAN IN CANADA? DENNIS R. YOUNG SAYS “NO”
Guest Dennis R. Young, Independent Firearms Researcher and Firearms Rights Advocate. Interview by Danielle Smith, Newstalk 770, Calgary – Published Sep 10, 2018 12:48 PM https://omny.fm/shows/danielle-smith/do-we-need-a-handgun-ban-in-canada-dennis-r-young
Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Mandate Letter (August 28, 2018)
EXCERPT: “You should lead an examination of a full ban on handguns and assault weapons in Canada, while not impeding the lawful use of firearms by Canadians.”
National and International firearms news for the week ending August 24, 2018
TOXIC TRUTH: HOW MISINFORMATION IS LEADING THE CHARGE TO BAN LEAD TACKLE – The federal government claims that 460 tonnes of led sinkers are lost every year. The quantum leap of logic here assumes every lead sinker bought by anglers is lost that same season and eaten by an unsuspecting loon. This tonnage figure also includes five- to ten-pound downrigger balls used for deep sea trolling. Just how big are these loons? By Phil Morlock, Chair of the Canadian Sportfishing Industry Association Government Affairs Committee. OUTDOOR CANADA HUNTING SPECIAL 2018 – Page 26 www.outdoorcanada.ca
1,428 Firearms Inspections conducted by RCMP CFOs since January 2015 – 1 Revocation