Canada Gun Laws

A Young Person Is Shot Almost Every Day In Ontario: Study

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2017 | Canada

"Can you imagine any other consumer product that caused one serious injury a day over a period of five years?''

Canada To Americans: Leave Your Guns At Home If You're Coming Here

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 08.22.2016 | Canada

Pretty straightforward.

'Far Cry From The U.S.': Less Than 20% Of Canadians Own Guns, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada

The survey found some surprising results in Quebec, however.

Public Safety Minister Rejects Call To Change AR-15 Rifle Rules

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Politics

The rifle has been used in several U.S. mass shootings.

Harper: Tories Encouraged RCMP To Destroy Gun Data

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Politics

"The RCMP is acting upon that legislation. We obviously encouraged them to do that, Mr. Speaker."

Canada's Gun Laws Being Whittled Away: Advocates

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2016 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Families of victims and witnesses to the 1989 Montreal massacre say Canada's hard-won gun control laws are being whittled away — and no one...

Conservatives' New Gun Bill On Track To Become Law

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - New Conservative legislation that changes the gun licensing system cleared a House of Commons committee last week and is on track to become l...

Harper Defends Gun Ownership, Again

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Politics

HAMILTON - Prime Minister Stephen Harper ramped up his criticism of Justin Trudeau, delivering a stinging attack on the Liberal leader during a pep ta...

Tory Minister's Claim About Gun Ownership 'Right' Full Of Baloney

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - "To possess a firearm is a right, and it's a right that comes with responsibilities." — Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney at a news conf...

Tories Propose 'Common Sense' Gun Law Changes

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2014 | 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...