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MPs put discussion of gun bill on pause for holidays amid concern over hunting rifles

Dec 15, 2022 | 2:56pm

MPs studying the government’s proposed definition of an assault-style firearm will resume talks next month about whether to hear from additional witnesses amid concerns the change would ban some common hunting rifles. The House of Commons public safety committee, which is conducting a clause-by-clause review of a Liberal firearm-control bill, did not meet Thursday as […]

SARM opposes recent amendments to Bill C-21

Nov 30, 2022 | 12:42pm

Amendments to Bill C-21 has firearms owners like hunters and farmers upset. Ray Orb, president of the Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities (SARM), is adding his organization to the ones who think the bill goes to far. SARM in a media release said the changes would “criminalize Saskatchewan residents overnight.” Many hunters have semi-automatic long […]

Public Safety Minister talks Bill C-21 during stop in Regina

Jun 2, 2022 | 3:09pm

After the Federal Government announced new legislation to further strengthen gun control in Canada, Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino was in Regina. Bill C-21 aims to  Implement a national freeze on handguns to prevent individuals from bringing newly acquired handguns into Canada and buying, selling, and transferring handguns within the country. Taking away the firearms […]