Canada Gun Laws

Tories Propose 'Common Sense' Gun Law Changes

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government is proposing new legislation that would ease restrictions on transporting firearms, make firearms-safety courses ...

Canadian Gun Lobby Wants End To This

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - A pro-gun advocacy group that has two representatives on a federal firearms advisory panel wants the Conservative government to eliminate all...

Gun Possession Sentences Struck Down By B.C. Court

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia judge has concluded the federal government's mandatory-minimum sentence for the possession of a loaded and prohibited f...

Is This Legal In Canada?

CP | Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Just as the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle has become a grim household name in the U.S. after the Sandy Hook massacre, a pair of semi-automatic firea...

Are Canada's Gun Laws Sufficient?

CBC | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada Politics

A firearms expert says Canada's tougher gun laws likely help insulate this country from U.S-style massacres like the one in Connecticut Friday that sh...

Quebec Gun Registry On The Way

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - The Quebec government marked the anniversary of Canada's worst mass shooting by reiterating its intention to create its own gun registry.Publ...

Tories Quietly Shelve Gun Rules They Used To Be In Favour Of

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government has quietly shelved rules on serial numbers for guns that would have helped keep Canada in compliance with its in...

Tories To Repeal Gun Show Regulations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.07.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has put a bullet in long-deferred regulations that would have tightened sponsorship rules for gun shows.Toew...

Should Off-Duty Alberta Peace Officers Carry Handguns?

CBC | Posted 10.14.2012 | Canada

The death of an Alberta peace officer has once again led to questions about who should be allowed to carry handguns in Canada. Rod Lazenb...

Time To Ban Handguns?

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Gun control advocates took aim at handguns Wednesday, calling for a national ban of the weapons they said are used only for violence.Relativ...