CANADA BORDER SERVICES AGENCY – FINAL ATIP RESPONSE: FIREARMS TRAINING, PROFICIENCY & SAFETY – OCTOBER 18, 2018 Received October 29, 2018. INTERIM RESPONSE SUMMARY: Unsafe use of firearms = 28 Incidents; Firearms lost or stolen = 1 Incident; Unintentional Discharges = 12 Incidents
INTERIM RESPONSE: SUMMARY OF INFORMATION RELEASED (106 Pages)
- Unsafe use of firearms = 28 Incidents
- Firearms lost or stolen = 1 Incident
- Unintentional Discharges = 12 Incidents
- Firearms Policies and Procedures
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
ATIP Response by Crown-Indigenous Relations Canada – August 29, 2018: 49 PAGES – Listing Thirty-Five Firearms, Two Unsafe Act Reports and Firearms Policies
ATIP Response by Indigenous Services Canada – September 6, 2018: NO RECORDS
June 14, 2018 – CBC NEWS: “It’s the main source of how firearms are being purchased and how they come into people’s hands on the streets nowadays,” said Sgt. Eric Stewart, head of the Guns and Gangs unit for the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT).”
September 13, 2018 – RCMP ATIP RESPONSE: “Based on the information provided, a search for records was conducted in Edmonton, Alberta and Ottawa, Ontario. Unfortunately, we were unable to locate records which respond to your request.”
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