Guns Canada

How Criminals Are Using Canada Post

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada

OTTAWA - Criminals are using the Canadian postal system to transport illicit goods including guns, grenades, dangerous chemicals and, in one case, eve...

(Killed) Gun Registry Used In Standoff With Police

CP | Nelson Wyatt, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The federal gun registry may be dead in the rest of Canada but it was put to use this week during a high-profile standoff in Montreal.Polic...

How Our Nation Supports Illegal Weapons

Paul Dewar | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada Politics
Paul Dewar

On Monday I asked Canada's foreign affairs minister about the Arms Trade Treaty. Shamefully, the Conservative government acted as a spoiler during the treaty negotiations. The only civil society representative on Canada's delegation was from the gun lobby -- a man who was hailed by the NRA as one of its "beacons of hope." Hundreds of thousands of people die every year as a result of armed conflict. This treaty will help them. Dozens of countries have realized this, and have joined together to pursue a safer and more prosperous future. Canada should join the world in ending the illegal flow of weapons to the world's worst conflicts.

Tougher Licensing In Order For Canada And U.S.?

CBC | Posted 02.15.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A Vancouver woman whose mother was killed in the worst mass school shooting in U.S. history says now is the time to talk about restricting or licensin...

Registry Shot, But Serial Numbers To Come Into Force

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Conservative government that earlier this year killed the long-gun registry now says placing serial numbers on rifles and shotguns contri...

Canada's Gun Laws Are Far From Bulletproof

Francine Dulong | Posted 12.12.2012 | Canada Politics
Francine Dulong

While I had long believed in gun control, its importance hit home for me after losing my mother at the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007. Like many Canadians, I took some comfort in the strong Canadian laws and the seeming lack of comparable influence of the Canadian gun lobby compared to their NRA cousins in the US. However, the changes to Canadian gun laws over the past year show that this sense of comfort was naive.