Media Releases


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

NFA protects Quebec range users from excessive rules

The NFA is pleased to report the favourable outcome of its most recent initiative to protect the rights of Quebec sports shooters. A few weeks ago, members of the “Centre de tir Maska” (a Quebec shooting range) complained to the NFA that the range’s management now required them to fill out an attendance registry, when […] Read more

CANADA’S NATIONAL FIREARMS ASSOCIATION MEDIA RELEASE – June 5, 2014

Canada’s National Firearms Association expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of those killed, and to those injured in the terrible incident in Moncton, New Brunswick. The NFA deplores the terrible actions by a clearly deranged individual that led to these deaths and injuries. Incidents like these demonstrate the validity of the mounting […] Read more

NFA Awards presented at AGM

Several awards were presented at the AGM of Canada’s National Firearms Association. Of particular note was the Des Keddie Memorial Award for Rights in Reporting presented to Lorne Gunter for his excellent series of work on Alberta’s High River Gun Grab. Des Keddie was a long time NFA representative in BC who was active in […] Read more

Self Defence Needs Tools

Recent incidents of violence highlight the futility of banning items as a means of preventing personal injury. “It is pretty clear that a determined person with an evil plan will find the means to carry out that agenda independent of controls on knives, firearms, or even sharp sticks and rocks,” said NFA President Sheldon Clare, […] Read more

Two Year Amnesty Fails to Address Problem with Law

The recent amnesty introduced by Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, gave a temporary reprieve for thousands of Canadians who have found themselves owners of firearms that a month ago could be used for target shooting and hunting. After the RCMP recommended and the Minister approved that these firearms were to be prohibited, the owners of […] Read more

GOVERNMENT TO INTRODUCE AMNESTY FOR SWISS ARMS RIFLES, OTHERS

Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney has announced an amnesty for owners of prohibited Swiss Arms (SAN) and post 2007 import CZ 858 Rifles. With prohibited status, the use of these firearms would be severely limited and thus their owners would lose significant enjoyment of their property as prohibited long arms may not even be […] Read more

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