gun laws

SARM welcomes withdrawal of federal gun control amendments

Feb 6, 2023 | 2:07pm

The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities welcomes Ottawa’s decision to withdraw amendments to Canada’s new firearm regulation bill. SARM had lobbied against the amendments introduced last fall. President Ray Orb says the federal decision is good news for farmers and hunters. Orb was upset with federal amendments last fall that would have banned many firearms […]

SARM expresses support for new provincial Firearms Act

Jan 16, 2023 | 2:15pm

Rural municipalities are expressing support for Saskatchewan’s proposed firearms act. SARM president Ray Orb says SARM is supporting the provincial legislation to help insulate rural residents from misguided federal policies. He says Ottawa’s new gun law proposals go too far and would ban use of some rifles and shotguns in use on the farm. Orb […]