Media Releases


SUPREME COURT OF CANADA RULES THAT AIR GUNS ARE “FIREARMS”

On Wednesday, November 5, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its ruling R. v. Dunn, finding that most air guns are considered “firearms” for all purposes in the Criminal Codeexcept for licensing and registration. The Court affirmed the previous decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal, which itself had overruled a decade of its own […] Read more

NFA Supports Liberal MP’s Bill

Canada’s National Firearms Association is pleased to support Liberal MP Joyce Murray’s private member’s Bill C-622.  Speaking from Prince George, NFA President Sheldon Clare said, “We are very concerned about the lack of oversight of our intelligence gathering agencies’ activities and the potential for abuse of meta-data collection.  The recent government bill marketed as intended […] Read more

SUPREME COURT OF CANADA GRANTS NFA INTERVENER STATUS

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada announced that it is granting intervener status to Canada’s National Firearms Association in the appeal of R. v. Hussein Jama Nur, et al. This appeal concerns the constitutionality of mandatory minimum sentences of imprisonment for unauthorized possession of a handgun with readily accessible ammunition. In 2013, the Ontario Court […] Read more

NFA Sponsors National Pistol Team

Canada’s National Firearms Association is very pleased to support the efforts of the National Pistol Team at achieving excellence in their sport. While the NFA is primarily an advocacy organization, dedicated to making sweeping changes to Canada’s onerous and excessive firearms laws, we are also firm believers that competitive shooting needs to be better supported. […] Read more

Harper Government Spending on Liberal Firearms Program Nears Half a Billion Dollars

Canada’s National Firearms Association revealed today that the Conservative Government is spending much more on gun control that you might expect. In fact, spending on the firearms program continues to be out of control, with nearly half a billion dollars wasted on the program in the past eight years. Recent information obtained through access to […] Read more

POLL OF HIGH RIVER RESIDENTS SHOWS A DISMAL LACK OF TRUST IN RCMP

A large percentage of the residents of High River, Alberta would refuse another evacuation order. A telephone poll conducted in High River, Alberta this week by Canada’s National Firearms Association has shown that fifty-three percent of decided residents who responded to the poll would refuse orders to evacuate their homes in the event of another […] Read more

POLL OF HIGH RIVER RESIDENTS SHOWS A DISMAL LACK OF TRUST IN RCMP

A large percentage of the residents of High River, Alberta would refuse another evacuation order. A telephone poll conducted in High River, Alberta this week by Canada’s National Firearms Association has shown that fifty-three percent of decided residents who responded to the poll would refuse orders to evacuate their homes in the event of another […] Read more

Firearms Law Reform Proposals Welcome, But Offer No Lasting Solutions

“The Conservative Government’s firearms law reform proposals recognize many of the problems with Canada’s broken firearms control system, but ultimately do not solve them” said National Firearms Association Executive Vice President Blair Hagen. “Reforms are welcome and a step in the right direction, said Hagen, but the government must understand the current Firearms Act is […] Read more

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