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
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.
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
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
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
CCFR VP of Public Relations and registered lobbyist Tracey Wilson recently sat down with CBC Radio Canada International’s Marc Montgomery to discuss gun control and it’s ineffectiveness to prevent, solve or reduce crime. You can read the story here: Gun Control Targets Wrong People The CCFR is committed to providing Canadian
The firearms community has been abuzz with the usual rumours, conspiracy theories and predictions lately. The annual gun control debate climaxed as of late with the anniversary of the Polytechnique shooting. This horrific, misogynist attack has always been a pivotal sounding board for the anti-gun lobby, complete with hyperbolic hysteria.
Yesterday CTV Montreal posted an online poll asking the same question as the very controversial Ekos gun poll, asking participants if they support an all-out ban on firearms in urban centres. Canadians including gun owners jumped at the chance to have their voices heard and the post received a great deal
A recent poll by Ekos, a polling company contracted by The Canadian Press has garnered huge attention nation-wide as social media shares explode. The controversial poll claims that 69% of Canadians support a “strict ban on firearms” in urban centres. Read more about the story here: Global News Story An e-mail
In text from the transcript of yesterday’s scrutiny of Regulation Committee, MP Bob Zimmer argued to have the definition of “variant” added. The response from the Department of Public Safety was that too clear a regulation could be “problematic”. Would a clearly defined regulation not be more favorable, leaving less