Special thanks to Sheldon Clare, NFA President for his permission to reprint this article from the Canadian Firearms Journal, May-June issue.
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CALGARY SUN: DAMAGE CLAIMS FROM RCMP’S HIGH RIVER GUN GRAB TOTAL $2.3 MILLION – A Freedom of Information request, shows at least $2.3 million in claims were paid out by the province to residents in High River as direct result of damage caused by the RCMP, with the average payout per home totalling $1,573. By Michael Platt, Calgary Sun – Monday, June 13, 2016 http://www.calgarysun.com/2016/06/13/damage-claims-from-rcmps-high-river-gun-grab-total-23-million https://dennisryoung.ca/2015/11/19/the-mounties-kicked-in-how-many-doors-in-high-river/
POLLS CONDUCTED IN HIGH RIVER BY THE NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION: September 9, 2016: Less than half of High River residents trust the RCMP to protect their homes and property in the event of another emergency evacuation. https://dennisryoung.ca/2016/09/10/4th-nfa-high-river-poll-trust-in-the-rcmp-still-broken-three-years-after-flood/ September 5, 2015: 48% of High River respondents want Premier Notley to call a judicial inquiry. https://nfa.ca/media-release-poll-shows-half-of-high-river-residents-want-judicial-inquiry/ March 9, 2015: 67% of High River respondents do not support RCMP entering their homes in a future emergency. https://nfa.ca/public-believes-police-actions-at-high-river-unnecessary-3/ August 7, 2014: 53% of High River respondents would refuse orders to evacuate their homes in the event of another flood. https://nfa.ca/poll-of-high-river-residents-shows-a-dismal-lack-of-trust-in-rcmp-2/
Public Safety Canada was asked for copies of records with the actual ‘evidence’ amassed by the government since firearms were categorized as unrestricted, restricted and prohibited proving the classification system was reducing the ‘risk to public safety’. Minister Goodale’s department responded: “A thorough search was conducted and Public Safety Canada was unable to locate any records responding to your request.”
Includes Question Period Notes to the Public Safety Minister on: The Commissioner of Firearms 2014 Report to Parliament (pdf page 17) AND The 50 Calibre Beowulf Firearm Cartridge Magazine (pdf page 26)
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Related Information in the above link
- Andrew Scheer’s Keynote Address to the Canadian Shooting Sports Association annual meeting (Christopher di Armani)
- Andrew Scheer Talks Firearms With Rod Giltaca (Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights)
- Meet the Candidates: Andrew Scheer (Calibre Magazine)
- Conservative Party’s Policy Declaration on Firearms can be found here.
RCMP: 480 CPIC Breaches between 1995 and 2010 https://dennisryoung.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/CPIC-Breaches-1995-2010.pdf
FACTS YOU NEED FOR THE COMING FIGHT
The Trudeau Liberals remain eager to crack down on gun owners. To keep their base happy, the Liberals must honour at least some of their promises. And we are easy meat. BY GARY MAUSER – JUSTICE FOR GUN OWNERS – MAY 12, 2017 http://justiceforgunowners.ca/facts-you-need-for-the-coming-fight/
This article was published in the May/June issue of the Canadian Firearms Journal. Other issues with many fascinating articles are available at this website: https://nfa.ca/news-media/cfj/