NFA UN Presentation

UN BMS 6-10 June, 2016 World Forum on Shooting Activities Sheldon Clare – Board Member Mr. Chairman, I am Sheldon Clare, a director of the WFSA and president of Canada’s National Firearms Association. The NFA is the largest advocacy organization representing the rights of firearms owners and users in Canada and it is a member […] Read more

Red Alert to the Firearms Community

On April 12, 2016, Liberal Senator Céline Hervieux Payette has introduced Bill S-223 in the Canadian Senate.  This bill is the most serious threat to the firearms owners’ community since Bill C-68.  Here is a link to it: The main features of Bill S-223 are as follows: Current firearms categories are replaced with: Hunting […] Read more

Clarifications Regarding the Requirement to Exhibit and/or Verify the Validity of a Firearms License (PAL), when Transferring a Non-Restricted Firearm

by Guy Lavergne, Attorney at Law* April 6, 2016 There is ongoing confusion about this topic, further to declarations made in the media by spokespersons for “PolyRemembers”, namely Ms. Nathalie Provost and Heidi Rathjen, as well as to the declarations of TV host Guy A. Lepage, seemingly validating the statements that Ms. Provost made on […] Read more


As most of you are aware of, the NFA is currently involved in corporate litigation before the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (the “Court”). In view of the fact that the rights and claims of the respective parties have yet to be adjudicated by the Court, on October 20th, 2015, the Court issued an order […] Read more


Comme la plupart d’entre vous le savent déjà, l’ACAF est présentement impliquée dans un litige corporatif devant la Cour du Banc de la Reine de l’Alberta (la « Cour »).   Étant donné que la Cour n’est pas en mesure de se prononcer sur les droits et prétentions des parties, une ordonnance a été émise le 20 octobre […] Read more

Harper Government announces new provisions of the Common Sense Firearms Licencing Act are coming into force

Harper Government announces new provisions of the Common Sense Firearms Licencing Act are coming into force Excerpt: “The elimination of the POL and conversion of all existing POLs to PALs simplifies the firearms licencing regime by eliminating one type of licence for adults. Specifically, it provides the roughly 530,000 holders of Possession Only Licences (POL) […] Read more

Regulations Amending The Firearms Marking Regulations

Regulations Amending the Firearms Marking Regulations Excerpt: “Whereas the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness is of the opinion that the change made to the Firearms Marking Regulations (see footnote a) by the annexed Regulations Amending the Firearms Marking Regulations is so immaterial and insubstantial that section 118 of the Firearms Act (see footnote […] Read more

Latest Mailing From The Coalition For Gun Control

Excerpt: “It is hard to believe that is has been twenty five years since we formed Canadians for Gun Control (CGC) in the wake of the Montreal massacre. Modelled on best practices around the globe, a small group of public health professionals, police, and criminologists worked together on a strategy to strengthen gun control in […] Read more

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