Entries by Alison de Groot

CSAAA UPDATE-Canadian Firearms Marking Regulation

PETERBOROUGH, ON, March 28 – On June 1st, 2017 the Canadian Firearms Marking Regulation under Bill C-10A will come into effect. The current regulation, as written, requires all firearms (as defined by the Criminal Code of Canada) imported into the country be marked “by permanently stamping or engraving on the firearm’s frame or receiver the word […]

CSAAA teams up with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Adding new services, savings and even more lobbying power PETERBOROUGH, ON, December 19, 2016 - CSAAA is very pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) to extend the many benefits of CFIB to CSAAA members.  By working together, we are able to provide independent businesses in our sector […]

CSAAA 2017 trade show attendee registration now open

CSAAA 2017 is bigger and better than ever!  With more than 25,000 square feet of exhibit space, a brand new resort hotel minutes from downtown Calgary and a short drive to Banff, there's every reason to come to Calgary January 29-30, 2017, at the Grey Eagle Resort, Casino & Event Centre. Canada's best-known distributors will […]

More dealers needed for legal action against 10/22 magazine re-classification

The Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA), representing firearms business owners, has joined with the Canadian Shooting Sports Association (CSSA), representing recreational firearms owners, to empower legal action against the recent decision by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Firearms Program to prohibit several brands of imported 10/22 enhanced capacity rifle magazines. The CSAAA and CSSA […]

CSAAA Position Statement on Canada’s Firearms Marking Regulation

Canada’s robust firearms import/export regulations already comply with the recommendations of the UN Firearms Protocol – the Criminal Code Firearms Marking Regulation goes too far. On June 1st, 2017 Canada’s Criminal Code Firearms Marking Regulation, passed into law in 2004, will come into force. The Firearms Marking Regulation is the Canadian Government’s interpretation of the […]

Register now for 2017 Canadian Reception at SHOT Show

The CSAAA and CSSA invite you to to join us for the 4th annual Canadian Industry Reception at SHOT Show 2017.  This event is getting bigger and better every year!  This is a fantastic opportunity to network with Canadian manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and dealers as well as many of our industry friends from around the world. […]

CSAAA and Team CSSA join to enable legal action against 10/22 magazine re-classification

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - JULY 28, 2016 PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO - The Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA), representing firearms business owners, has joined with the Canadian Shooting Sports Association (CSSA), representing recreational firearms owners, to empower legal action against the recent decision by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Firearms Program to prohibit several […]

CSAAA Update: 10/22 High Capacity Magazines

As a result of the current controversy, the CSAAA advises Canadian distributors, wholesalers and dealers with current inventories of any 10/22 high capacity magazines (any magazine not limited to 10 rounds) to cease the trade or transport of these products, now considered prohibited by the R.C.M.P., until further advised.   Retailers should remove the product […]