24 Jun 2018

An open letter to Heidi Rathjen on C-71

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

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18 Jun 2018

C-71; Nathalie’s Bill

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.

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12 Jun 2018

CCFR AGM – results and overview

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.

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05 Jun 2018

Mark Holland calls gun owners “thugs” in Parliament

The House of Commons was operating late on Monday night in anticipation of the clause-by-clause reading of BILL C-71 which began today, Tuesday June 5, 2018. Debate went late, approaching midnight in Ottawa. The topic of firearms legislation has sent the country into a state of over-polarization with outlandish claims and

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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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