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.”
CBC THE NATIONAL – HANDGUNS IN CANADA: WHERE ARE THEY COMING FROM?
The issue of handguns in Canada has come to the forefront following last month’s mass shooting in Toronto. The National looks at answering that question and seeing if anyone really knows. VIDEO: 3:07
“Currently, there is no national repository for this type of information in Canada,” Sgt. Marie Damian, RCMP.
“So while governments are debating changes to Canada’s gun laws, there’s really a lack of solid data for them to go on and no national effort underway to collect any,” By Evan Dyer, Senior Reporter Posted: Aug 07, 2018
NATIONAL POST LETTER TO THE EDITOR: GUN FACTS DISPUTED Re: Illegal guns sourced in Canada are surging, compared to those smuggled from the U.S. – July 24, 2018 The increase reported by police stems from a change in the definition of ‘crime guns,’ not from any verifiable change in where criminals get their guns. By Gary Mauser, Professor Emeritus, Simon Fraser University – July 28, 2018 https://dennisryoung.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Mauser-Letter-National-Post-July-28-2018.pdf
JULY 25, 2018 – BRIAN LILLEY: NO, 50% OF GUNS USED IN CRIME ARE NOT FROM CANADA http://brianlilley.com/no-50-of-guns-used-in-crime-are-not-from-canada/
NOVEMBER 29, 2017 – CALIBRE MAGAZINE: BULK OF CRIME GUNS DOMESTICALLY SOURCED? TRY 33% AT MOST https://calibremag.ca/bulk-of-crime-guns-domestically-sourced-false/
JUNE 23, 2017 – JUSTICE FOR GUN OWNERS: SHOULD “CRIME GUNS” INCLUDE GUNS CONFISCATED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE CRIMES? http://justiceforgunowners.ca/should-crime-guns-include-guns-confiscated-for-administrative-crimes/
JUNE 22, 2017 – CANADA FREE PRESS: CRITIQUE OF CANADA FIREARMS PROGRAM 2014 FIESD ANNUAL REPORT – Most ‘crime guns’ are NOT ‘domestically sourced’ and RCMP Inspector Chris McBryan is wrong to claim they arehttps://canadafreepress.com/article/critique-of-canada-firearms-program-2014-fiesd-annual-report
1,428 Firearms Inspections conducted by RCMP CFOs since January 2015 – 1 Revocation