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MP Gallant Sees Opportunity in Proposed Firearms Legislation

Cheryl Gallant Sees Opportunity in Proposed New Firearms Legislation

Pembroke, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, sees opportunity in the Federal Government’s proposed new firearms legislation to streamline the provincial Chief Firearms Officer (CFO) function in the wake of reported comments from CFOs in Quebec and P.E.I. “Recent comments attributed to these two provincial public servants demonstrate the need for uniform enforcement of Federal […]

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Cheryl Gallant Calls for Transparency in the Reclassification of Firearms

Ottawa, Ontario – Cheryl Gallant, MP for Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, has formally written to the Minister of Public Safety, the Honourable Vic Toews, requesting the creation of a Firearms Experts Technical Committee. This committee would be tasked to deal with issues relating to the regulation of the Firearms Act, including the reclassification of firearms. “I am concerned […]

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Public Safety Minister Acts on Cheryl's Request to Bust Down the Back Door Gun Registry

Public Safety Minister Acts on Cheryl’s Request to Bust Down the Back Door Gun Registry

The Minister of Public Safety, Vic Toews, has tabled in Parliament proposed Firearms Information Regulations (Non-Restricted Firearms) so that businesses would not be required as a condition of a licence to collect and keep point-of-sale data with respect to long guns. Our Government has successfully passed legislation to scrap the wasteful and ineffective long-gun registry once and for all. […]

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Don’t bring back the Long Gun Registry!

Canadians gave our government a strong mandate to end the wasteful and ineffective long-gun registry once and for all. Bill C-19, the Ending the Long-Gun Registry Act, did just that. It has been suggested in various media reports that Provincial Chief Firearms Officers are attempting to collect point of sale data that they are no […]

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Victory!

Victory!

MP Garry Breitkreuz and MP Cheryl Gallant after C-19 had passed into law.     Ottawa, ON – In what has been a long process, with some claiming this day would never come, legislation to scrap the long-gun registry received Royal Assent and became the law of the land. “A promise made is now a promise […]

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GONE! THE LONG-GUN REGISTRY IS SCRAPPED!

GONE! THE LONG-GUN REGISTRY IS SCRAPPED!

Ottawa, Ontario—In a historic vote in the House of Commons that represents years of hard work, Members of Parliament voted to scrap the billion dollar liberal long gun registry. The Conservative legislation now goes to the Senate to be voted on before receiving Royal Assent. “This victory is shared with everyone who never lost faith […]

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