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NFA appeals court decision on Quebec firearms registry

MONTREAL – Canada’s National Firearms Association is appealing the recent decision of the Quebec Superior Court, which validated the Quebec legislation purporting to create a provincial long-gun registry. After the NFA led the way for the scrapping of the federal long-gun registry, the province of Quebec set out to create its own firearms registry and […] Read more

Canadian UN official says Canada will ‘exceed’ requirements of the Arms Trade Treaty.

October 25, 2017 EDMONTON – In a surprising testimony in New York at the United Nations on Friday, October 20th, Canada’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative on the Conference of Disarmament, Rosemary McCarney, told the UN that “Canada will soon join the Arms Trade Treaty.  …Our law will meet all requirements of the ATT – and […] Read more

Quebec releases draft firearms regulations while awaiting court ruling on NFA challenge

September 15, 2017 EDMONTON – While awaiting the court’s decision on whether the Quebec’s government legislation purporting a provincial firearms registry is constitutionally valid, the province has gone ahead and released their draft regulations for if the courts rule in their favour. The Quebec Firearms Registration Act passed in 2016 but it is currently held […] Read more

Liberals move to bring back long-gun registry

June 9, 2017 OTTAWA – Today the federal Liberal government tabled Bill C-52 in the House of Commons that brings back the supposed-scrapped long-gun registry, but at the provincial level by allowing the provinces access to the old registry data. Previously the Government of Quebec went to court to get the long-gun registry data but […] Read more

UN-markings regulations delayed until December 2018

May 19, 2017 EDMONTON, ALBERTA – Canada’s National Firearms Association (NFA) has been informed that the Government of Canada has delayed their intent to bring in new United Nations-driven regulations for importing and exporting firearms from June 1, 2017 to December of 2018. A previous Liberal government in 2004 agreed to a United Nations Protocol […] Read more

The NFA Achieves an Important Court Victory for Canadian Gun Owners

April 27, 2017 On April 26, 2017, the Court of Quebec (i.e. Quebec Provincial Court) heard and decided a case involving the scope of the discretionary power of the Chief Firearms Officer(s), to attach conditions to licences and authorizations issued pursuant the Firearms Act. The Applicant, Marc-André Paquin, is an NFA member and professional fur […] Read more

Canada’s National Firearms Association announces that elections will be held for the Board of Directors

Canada’s National Firearms Association announces that elections will be held for the Board of Directors. Interested parties should submit a nomination form and a short (200 words) biography and statement of intent to the National office no later than October 1, 2016. Nomination forms are available for download here (NFA_NominationForm_2016_EN), you will also find the […] Read more

Poll shows half of High River residents want judicial inquiry

CANADA’S NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE Poll shows half of High River residents want judicial inquiry Three High River polls show a lot more questions need to be answered to rebuild trust Today, Canada’s National Firearms Association released the results of their third telephone poll conducted in High River since the flood of 2013.   Three […] Read more

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