25 May 2018

Some things never change – CCFR testifies against C-71

The CCFR sent two delegates to the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security yesterday to voice our opposition of bill C-71. C.E.O. & Executive Director Rod Giltaca and V.P. of Public Relations & registered lobbyist Tracey Wilson appeared before committee as witnesses to provide testimony on the analysis and

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09 May 2018

CCFR to testify at SECU on C-71

The CCFR has big news to announce. Since Bill C-71 was introduced in the House of Commons, the CCFR has been tirelessly advocating against this draconian legislation on behalf of law abiding gun owners. The outpouring of support we have seen over the last few weeks from our members –

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05 May 2018

Experts weigh in, C-71 is a failure to Canadians

With just days to go before SECU, The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security, begins the committee stage of the bill, many experts in the field of firearms legislation have weighed in on C-71. The results are in … C-71 is a complete failure, both in improving public safety

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15 Apr 2018

The government will have access to firearm retailers records, the truth.

In an interview given by the Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale to the CBC and published March 20, 2018, the Minister said this about the new, detailed transaction records required to be maintained by retail vendors of firearms regarding their sales: “… it’s simply not a federal long gun

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15 Apr 2018

The Mystery of the changing RCMP website

Bill C-71 was introduced to Parliament on March 20, 2018, sponsored by the Minister of Public Safety (Ralph Goodale). The Bill includes the following proposed replacement for section 23 of the Firearms Act: Authorization to transfer non-restricted firearms 23 (1) A person may transfer a non-restricted firearm if, at the time

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07 Apr 2018

It’s working; Trudeau targets CCFR in fundraising e-mail

The Liberal government sent out a desperate mass fundraising e-mail to Canadians this weekend, stating that The Tories are “taking orders from Canada’s NRA”. With the introduction of Bill C-71 on the heels of a Summit on Gun & Gang Violence, gun owners across the country have reacted in a massive

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27 Mar 2018

C-71, Simplified Bill Analysis and Contentions

C-71 An Act to Amend Certain Acts and Regulations in relation to Firearms. Read the bill here Summary:  The Minister of Public Safety admits that there is rising gang-related violence in Canada and that new legislation is needed. Bill C-71 does not mention the words “gang” or “organized crime” even once.

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21 Mar 2018

C-71 targets Canada’s most vetted citizens

Ottawa, March 20, 2018 ** for immediate release The Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights was on Parliament Hill for the tabling of the federal Liberal government’s new firearm legislation, Bill C-71 and attended the Minister’s technical briefing. Minister Goodale met with stakeholders and experts from across the country weeks ago

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09 Mar 2018

Inside the 2018 Summit on Gun & Gang Violence

On March 7, 2018 the Minister of Public Safety, the Hon. Ralph Goodale, held a summit in Ottawa to address the rising crisis of gang violence plaguing our country. The CCFR received and honoured an invitation from the Minister to attend, sending VP of Public Relations and in-house registered lobbyist for

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23 Feb 2018

No Virtue in Misleading The Public On Guns

Misleading The Public On Guns As strange as it seems, the gun debate in Canada is once again ignited by a mass shooting in another country. Many with a limited understanding of the topic can hardly delay themselves from scrambling to the top of the highest peak to wave a

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