Toronto City Council voted on a motion to ban the sale of handguns and “handgun ammunition” within Toronto city limits 41-4. This ridiculous spectacle played out on social media as councillors and the mayor flail around publicly, unable to cope with the mounting gang violence and the public outrage after
As the narrative shifts in the coverage of the tragic shooting in Toronto, we see a desperate attempt to maintain a connection to gun control. News outlets across the country are reporting some numbers out of the Toronto Police Services officials, claiming that 50% of crime guns originated with law
As Canadians, gun owners across the country are outraged at the continued violence that plagues the streets of urban centres like Toronto. The Minister of Public Safety formally announced the funding promise born out of the 2015 election platform, that aims to provide much needed resources to law enforcement agencies
~ Ottawa, July 18, 2018 Trudeau’s last cabinet shuffle of the current sitting government was done today at Rideau Hall in Ottawa to a packed house. In a move that is rather significant, Trudeau created 5 new cabinet positions including the “Minister of Border Security & Organized Crime Reduction”, which
In a letter addressed to Minister Goodale, Conservative MP’s Michelle Rempel, Larry Miller, Bob Zimmer, Blaine Calkins, SECU Member Glen Motz, Public Safety critic Pierre Paul-Hus, CFAC Chair John Major, CFAC Vice Chair Lynda Kiejko, ethics critic Peter Kent and the Ethics Commissioner, the CCFR’s Tracey Wilson requested 3 immediate
~ Ottawa, July 16, 2018 In a recent decision by Federal Lobbying Commissioner Nancy Belanger, PolyRemembers advocate Nathalie Provost was cleared of a complaint filed by CCFR VP of Public Relations Tracey Wilson. Read about it The story doesn’t end there however, Wilson maintains her stance on the topic. “The
The scorching heat wave ravaging Ottawa isn’t the only thing heating up. The great Canadian gun debate continues to draw attention and criticism of the Minister’s lack of action to combat gang violence – a serious growing threat, while he continues to wage war against duck hunters and sport shooters.
Heidi and I agree on something, finally! “Bill C-71 is devoid of any bold measures to combat the upward trends of gun-related crime, homicides and suicides” (from her June 18/2018 opinion piece in the Hill Times). READ IT That is where any type of agreement ends however. The disdain for legal
As C-71 continues its path through the House of Commons and on to the Senate, Canadians across the nation can’t help but notice the bias and bizarre behaviour of those charged with crafting and pushing this legislation. The roots of this bill run deep with the anti-gun lobby group Poly Remembers.
The leadership team of the CCFR descended on beautiful Gatineau, Quebec this past weekend joined by members and volunteers from across the country. The two day event saw a mix of official corporate business and an appreciation day at the range for field officers and volunteers followed by a social.