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Will Hayden, former cast member of the reality TV show 'Sons of Guns' was found guilty by a jury of rape.
We shoot 100 meter groups with the Alberta Tactical Rifle Supply Modern Varminter Rifle. Ammunition used was Agulia .223 Remington 55grain FMJ. We fired 5 shot groups, into 5 separate circles of the target.
If a world existed where revenue services were allowed to write the tax code, then do you think that they would write a set of laws that would benefit their fellow citizen? If a world existed where police departments were able to write criminal law, then do you think that they would write laws that would decrease their budgets?
One of the interesting developments to be released in time for Shot Show 2018 is the BRN-10 line of retro rifles from Brownells. The BRN-10A and BRN-10B are rifles chambered in .308 Winchester that are part of the Brownells retro line. The entire retro line are built to appear as they would have when they seen service from 1955 to 1982.
Bill C-71 passed it's third reading in the Canadian Senate yesterday without amendments, which now sends it for Royal assent today to be made into law. The vote passed with 55 in favor, 33 against, and 2 abstentions.
With the coming United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) that Canada has signed on to there are provisions in the ATT that forces a backdoor registry.
The Battle of Vimy Ridge was a defining moment for the Canadian Military in the First World War. One hundred years after the battle and Canada's coming of age as a Nation on the World stage the ideals fought for in the battle still live on in Canada today.
There's a new RCMP memo circulating within the Firearms Centre advising staff of a new standard of how to tell the difference and classify semi automatic from full automatic lower receivers.
In their most recent campaign British Columbia Crime Stoppers is encouraging the public to call their hotline to report what they believe to be illegal guns.
We're launching a petition in response to Bill C-47 officially titled "An Act to amend the Export and Import Permits Act and the Criminal Code (amendments permitting the accession to the Arms Trade Treaty and other amendments)". To read the article we've published about this Bill and how C-47 can create a back door gun registry click here.
An 11 year old boy from Garden Hill First Nation community in Manitoba was shot and killed when several children were playing with a gun they found.
Conservative MP Bob Zimmer has introduced Private Members Bill C-346, an Act to amend the Firearms Act (licensing), that would seek to eliminate firearms license expiry.
The Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) has released a statement today on their Facebook page acknowledging that an 'outside organization' has allegedly contacted persons that are on the CPC membership list.
FightLite Industries, the manufacturer that makes some interesting firearms designs, recently selected Wolverine Supplies as their official distributor for Canada.
A tragic accident in Kamloops yesterday has taken the life of a well known competitive shooter, Dr. Richard Cho, during a shooting competition.
A new petition was launched yesterday that requests that the members assigned to the Canadian Firearms Advisory Committee to have a valid Possession and Aquisition License.
Firearm owners have claimed to have issues with the handling of information that the Canadian Firearms Program collects. In this case the Firearms Program handed over information about firearms owners to EKOS Research Associates Inc.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Canadian Firearms Lab issued a memo yesterday declaring unfinished blocks of metal to be considered a firearm.
Safe storage in Canada is the catch all tool used by prosecutors and recommended as charges by Police forces against civilians in nearly every headline you see.
Popular shooting areas along Fraser Valley forest service roads have now been designated as "no shooting" zones by the province of BC.
This past week has seen a fairly hot topic for firearm owners with Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale bringing forward a Bill that was touted as having the ability to resurrect the long gun registry.
The Liberal Government is working on new firearms legislation that is rumored to be making many people nervous, including rural Liberal MP's.
Earlier in April 2017 you probably heard that we had launched a hard copy petition to protest Bill C-47, the bill that can create a backdoor gun registry. There are a few updates that we need to share with you, the biggest being that it's fully sponsored by a sitting Member of Parliament.
Despite federal promises of tighter gun control Canadians are buying restricted firearms and getting new licenses at a consistent rate.
A Canadian sniper has recently shattered the world record for longest confirmed kill shot at an incredible distance of 3540 meters.
Colt re-enters the revolver market with their first announced revolver being the re-release of the Cobra double action revolver.
Recently Wolverine Supplies took to their Instagram feed to show the conclusion of the CZ 858 Spartan rifles. The rifles unceremoniously had their receivers chopped, forever deactivating them and concluding the ordeal.
After 4 years of awaiting FRT approval the CZ Scorpion EVO 3 S1 has been approved for civilian ownership in Canada. It will come in two forms as a pistol and as a carbine.
The recent prohibition of the CZ858 as of January 2017 has raised many questions. First off it's important to note that this does not include all CZ858 that are currently in country, including the ones that had their prohibition reversed under Bill C-42 in 2015. This strictly effects a new import of CZ858 Tactical-2P “Spartan” rifles, which are now classified as prohibited.
Daniel Defense, a premier manufacturer of AR-15 rifles, has issued a safety recall on a number of their rifles.
Daniel Defense unveils a new suppressor that takes advantage of modern 3D printing technology to have some very well thought out features.
It was confirmed today that the UN firearms marking regulations have been deferred until December 2018.
If Bill C-71 comes to pass does it create a gun registry? Isn't this a campaign promise that the Liberal Party of Canada said that they wouldn't do if elected? Wasn't the first firearm registry a waste of taxpayers money with no benefit to public safety?
The debate between "traditional hunting" and "tactical" rifles is one that is used to divide the firearm owning community with each passage of anti-firearm laws.
The French National Gendarmerie Intervention Group (GIGN) has selected the Bren 2 chambered in 7.62x39mm.
GIRAITĖS GINKLUOTĖS GAMYKLA (GGG) ammunition is a small arms manufacturing company based out of Lithuania that is relatively young and quickly making a name for itself with high quality products.
The discussion of Gun Rights through all of North America
Heckler & Koch (H&K) has confirmed the rifle that won the Army's Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System (SASS) contract.
If you want a new and unique stock and foregrip set that looks like it's out of some sort of movie based in the future then Hera Arms has made some cool looking furniture for you.
There was a warning issued that ISIS has released a list of thousands of churches on United States soil that they have threatened to attack. This list covers churches in all 50 States and is said to be planned during the holiday season. A firearm instructor and trainer has come forward to offer armed protection for Christmas day services, and is willing to go as far as a 10 hour drive to assist any church that would desire his services.
All areas of the industry are covered here including new product releases, announcements, and any news specific to the firearms and outdoor industries.
Two days ago Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) released a teaser picture of a 7.62x51 Tavor. They've now released the proposed specs of the rifle.
The newest model in the Tavor lineage, the X95, is a hot seller in all of North America. With refined ergonomics and the ability to take STANAG (AR15) magazines it's no wonder that this carbine is so popular.
Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) US released a teaser picture today that is sure to have many people wondering where to put their order in, a 7.62 NATO Tavor.
The owner of Rifle Dynamics, Jim Fuller, announced on Facebook that he accepted an offer to sell the company to 'a group of long time friends'. The sale price and buyers haven't been disclosed at this time.
Everyone in the firearm community has seen it, and everyone knows of at least one journalistic hatchet job aimed at firearm owners. It evokes the usual reaction of letters to the editor, rebuttals, and backlash. However with the recent trend of centering on digital media, is this the proper approach from the firearm community?
Here's a list of Canadian businesses that still have AR-15 for sale. You have very little time left to act before the rumoured announcement that may prohibit the AR-15 and variants.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center - Crane (NSWC-Crane) recently ran a test on behalf of United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) that evaluated KeyMod and M-LOK weapon accessory attachment systems.
Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, of the U.S. Marine Corps are the first infantry unit to deploy with suppressors on every individual weapon.
The NEA102 is a non-restricted semi automatic modern sporting rifle chambered in 7.62x51 NATO. Currently it's available in three colours of black, OD Green, and FDE.
During a large military to celebrate the Day of the Sun North Korea displayed their newest military hardware, including a new assault rifle / grenade launcher in the style of the Objective Individual Combat Weapon (OICW).
Noveske has announced that the NSD rifle has begun production and will be shipping to dealers once the ATF forms are granted.
It's hard to find a more ubiquitous rifle than the Ruger 10/22, and even harder to improve on it. The Silent-SR Integrally-Suppressed Barrel (ISB) could just be one of those hard to find improvements.
With Bill C-71 being a political hot button with firearm owners Andrew Scheer has promised that the Conservative Party will repeal Bill C-71 and replace it with legislation that targets criminals.
After years of being in the classification line at the Firearms Lab the Sig Sauer MPX has finally been approved for civilian ownership in Canada. It will come in two forms; as a pistol and as a carbine.
SIG SAUER announced the expansion of their 9mm Elite Performance Ammunition.
Steyr Arms has filed a lawsuit against Sig Sauer claiming that Sig has infringed on Steyr's patent with the P320 and P250 removable chassis system.
In a series of exercises held this month Switzerland demonstrates the abilities of their armed forces.
When Magpul Industries pulled their operations out of Colorado in protest of the laws that limited the capacity of magazines to 15 rounds in 2013 the State lost 200 jobs and a 100,000 square foot operation that paid taxes and supported secondary industries in the State. Magpul has since grown to 380 employees in a new 185,000 square foot facility in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Recent announcements also have Magpul becoming the supplier of magazines to the US Marine Corps, a further loss to Colorado and a further boon to Wyoming.
The XM556 Microgun, a handheld minigun, could be the firearm that would check every mark on your wish list.
Rumours have recently surrounded the Women Deliver 2019 Global Conference in Vancouver that Prime Minister Trudeau would use the venue to announce a ban on AR-15's and restricted category rifles. The Prime Ministers speaking dates at the conference have passed, but is it time to breathe a sigh of relief?
While billed the world over as "sensible" and "common sense" when new gun control measures are proposed, it would seem that the same people touting such buzz words could have ulterior motives of profit behind their campaigns.
With the controversy in the past of the pistol brace constituting a redesign into a SBR, the BATFE issues a new decision letter in 2017 that changes that opinion, again.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) has confirmed that there could be up to 86000 M1 Garand rifles coming back to the USA from the Philippines.
If you haven't heard already Zach Peters (pictured) a 23 year old man from Broken Arros, Oklahoma made headlines recently when he shot and killed three home invaders in self defense.
It's no secret that the firearms market in the US is politically driven. Under a Trump Presidency all categories of the firearms industry are reporting a down turn in sales.
Bill SB-1657 passed in Illinois today by a one vote margin. This bill mandates state licensing for Illinois gun dealers, and it restricts all others to nine firearm transfers per year.
With firearms rights seemingly secure under the Trump administration people that were once politically active for their firearms rights have relaxed a little. Is now the time to take a break from securing your firearms rights?
Massachusetts police impounded 98 firearms and a variety of ammunition after reports of improper storage.
Looks like Heckler & Koch (H&K) thinks that Georgia sucks a bit less and no longer hates them. The German arms manufacturer is building a 23 million dollar factory in Columbus, Georgia.
With protests and riots occurring across the country Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro declared he would arm thousands of his supporters.