Media Releases


NFA Supports Sensible Government Approach on ATT

Canada’s National Firearms Association applauds the sensible and practical approach of the Canadian government in seeking feedback from Canadians on the Arms Trade Treaty. Speaking from Prince George, NFA President Sheldon Clare supported the government’s wise approach to seek input before deciding on signing the ATT, “We have identified major problems with the Arms Trade […] Read more

COALITION FOR GUN CONTROL WANTS HIGH RIVER FLOOD VICTIMS CHARGED

In a letter to Ian McPhail, Interim Chair for the Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP, Coalition for Gun Control President Wendy Cukier cites Criminal Code provisions which she says necessitate firearms storage charges against High River Alberta flood victims. According NFA Vice President Communications Blair Hagen, “Not only must High River Flood Victims […] Read more

NFA WORKING WITH MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR BETTER FIREARMS LAWS

Canada’s National Firearms Association is pleased to announce that NFA representatives met with senior staff members from the Office of the Minister of Public Safety Steven Blaney on September 18 in Ottawa. In the coming months we will be working with the Minister of Public Safety towards building common sense firearm legislation that respects the […] Read more

Video analysis reveals RCMP targeting of houses with firearms

Canada’s National Firearms Association has received the results of an expert analysis of the audio portion of video released to the media of the search of house number 619. As a result of the analysis the NFA has learned that the transmission clearly says he’s “located all the firearms.” This would indicate that police were […] Read more

QUEBEC NAMED IN COURT ACTION OVER ILLEGAL OPERATION OF LONG GUN REGISTRY

NFA President Sheldon Clare announced that Canada’s National Firearms Association has filed in Federal Court in Ottawa to force the destruction of the Quebec portion of the long-gun registry data. Speaking from Prince George, BC, Clare stated that “Enough is enough – the courts have said that this data shall be destroyed and it hasn’t yet happened. Canada’s NFA has […] Read more

Quebec CFO

Further to the two recent judgements of the Quebec Court of Appeal, validating Bill C-19, and rejecting Quebec’s claim for a preservation and transfer of the long gun registry data, and maintenance of the long gun registration system for Quebec long gun owners, the federal and provincial authorities have nevertheless, de facto, maintained the long […] Read more

RCMP KEEP FIREARMS PROGRAM COSTS WELL HIDDEN

“Parliamentary spending estimates no longer report cost of Bill C-68, the Firearms Act” A review of the last seven years RCMP Reports on Plans and Priorities show a progressive worsening of reporting on the costs of the Canadian Firearms Program: Federal Government Costs and Anticipated Planned Spending Requirements. Click on this link for details: SPENDING […] Read more

CABINET CHOICES PROVIDE REASON FOR OPTIMISM

“The appointments to the Conservative Cabinet reflect a willingness of the government to listen to firearms owners. The NFA was clear to the PMO that it was unhappy with some previous ministers; now there is an opportunity for us to start afresh with new ministers in Public Safety (Blaney) and Justice (McKay)”, stated President Sheldon […] Read more

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