Entries by Alison de Groot

CSAAA supports deferral of Firearms Marking Regulation

PETERBOROUGH, ON, May 19, 2017 / CSAAA/ - The Canadian Sporting Arms and Ammunition Association (CSAAA) applauds the Government’s decision to defer the implementation of the Canadian Firearms Marking Regulation until more work is done on its content. The CSAAA represents Canadian small business owners in the firearms sector including importers, distributors, wholesalers and outdoor […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

CSAAA UPDATE: 10/22 High Capacity Magazines

The following response from the Canadian Firearms Program is being sent out in response to inquiries about the classification of 10/22 magazines. It's clear from the response there has been no new bulletin issued, but rather the R.C.M.P. is stating this is merely an implementation/enforcement of Bulletin No. 72 issued in March, 2011 and modified […]