PRIVY COUNCIL OFFICE RELEASES BILL C-68 CABINET DOCUMENTS FROM 1994/95 (SORT OF) 272 pages out of 415 withheld citing Solicitor-Client Privilege – 65% of Bill C-68 Cabinet documents to remain ‘SECRET’ – Privy Council Office ATIP response dated November 22, 2018 – Requested April 3, 2017 Received by Dennis R. Young December 7, 2018
IMPORTANT GUN CONTROL STATISTICS MISSING FROM RCMP FIREARMS COMMISSIONER’S REPORTS TO PARLIAMENT – The Liberal Government promised their policies and programs would be ‘evidence-based’. Unfortunately, the base of ‘evidence’ in support of federal firearms programs is sorely lacking. By Dennis R. Young – December 5, 2018
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/
“We, the undersigned, Residents of Canada, call upon the House of Commons to scrap Bill C-71, An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms, and to instead devote greater resources to policing in Canada.” MP Rachael Harder, Lethbridge
THE GUN BLOG – PAL APPLICATION FORM WRITTEN AS A LETTER (HUMOUR) TheGunBlog.ca — Canadians need a licence authorized by the federal police to legally buy, sell, own or transport any gun, and to buy ammunition. Here’s a humorous look at how a licence application might look if it were written as a letter. Dear Federal Police, I’d like to please request your permission to own firearms. READ THE REST: https://thegunblog.ca/2018/10/18/pal-application-form-written-as-a-letter-humour/#more-20081
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.
FIREARMS LICENCE HOLDERS HALF AS LIKELY TO COMMIT A HOMICIDE – So the weighted firearm homicide rate by licenced firearm holders is actually 0.375, approximately half that of the average Canadian population. This takes into consideration that most licenced firearms holders are male and males tend to commit homicide more than females. By Dr. Caillin Langmann, M.D. Ph.D. FRCPC ABEM, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, McMaster University – September 26, 2018 https://www.facebook.com/caillin.langmann/posts/10156537056191006