19 May 2017

Public Safety defers UN markings on firearms

The proposed UN marking scheme had the firearms community wondering what affect this program would have on public safety. With a suggested price tag of up to $200 per firearm attached to it, the fact guns in Canada are already fully traceable through their unique serial number caused the community

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18 May 2017

CFAC members should have basic topic knowledge-Rempel petition

Ottawa, May 18 2017 MP Michelle Rempel sponsored a parliamentary e-petition yesterday, asking the Minister of Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness to have sitting members of the Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee (CFAC) to take the Canadian Firearm Safety Course (CFSC). e1093.ca The petition, initiated by Tracey Wilson of the CCFR,

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08 May 2017

Temporary Safe Storage for Flood Victims

The situation in eastern Ontario and Western Quebec continues to reach critical levels. Areas around Ottawa, Rockland, Cumberland, Gatineau, Aylmer and up into the Pontiac region of Quebec are reeling from massive flooding. The Canadian Armed Forces has deployed 400 troops to help with the relief efforts and 100 homes

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24 Apr 2017

Andrew Scheer talks firearms with Rod Giltaca

Recently, CPC Leadership Candidate Andrew Scheer and his team reached out to CCFR President Rod Giltaca. The mandate of the CCFR is to engage in firearm discussions when and where they occur. Andrew and Rod sat down to discuss Scheer’s firearms platform and what it really means for Canadian gun owners. While the

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17 Apr 2017

Growth and change at the CCFR

-Ottawa, April 17, 2017 The CCFR is growing! As we approach our second AGM, we continue to see an ever-increasing interest in our unique approach to education based advocacy.  From our beginnings a short while ago, our volunteer-driven group has expanded by leaps and bounds – involving thousands of members

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05 Apr 2017

2nd Annual CCFR AGM Directors Nominations Information

It’s almost that time of year again, CCFR Annual General Meeting of Members. The crew is geared up for a great event in beautiful Calgary, AB. With some of the positions drawing to a finish, we thought we would post nomination information for those either looking to possibly do more,

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04 Apr 2017

CCFR community answers the call and aids young Canadian athlete

When Cornwall, Ontario native Mary Patrick put out a call for help to fundraise her dream of making it to the Olympics to represent her country, CCFR members put their money where their mouth is! ~Mary at the TSS demonstrating the typical stance of a competition shooter Mary, a Team Canada

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27 Mar 2017

Misleading headlines leave public confused

A study released by the Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS) shows a wide range of issues placing Canadian youth, both new Canadians and soil-born, at risk. Legal gun owners are left frustrated as headlines across the country imply a “child a day” is shot in Ontario. A brief review of the study itself reveals that the

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11 Mar 2017

Team CCFR gears up for the Toronto Sportsman Show

Directors, Field Officers, volunteers and even a future Olympian will be descending on the GTA this week for the hugely successful Toronto Sportsman Show, March 15-19 at the International Centre in beautiful Toronto, Ontario. The gang is excited to spread the good word of the CCFR mission and has prepared by

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01 Mar 2017

Gun owners launch Parliamentary petition for sound moderators.

Matt Magolan from Sound Moderators Canada doesn’t give up. Recently the Calgary native launched a movement to take sound moderators off the prohibited list in Canada. His initiative has grown relentlessly and most recently gained the attention of some Members of Parliament. As a result, with the support of not

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