Your membership also includes free access to CSAAA industry trade shows, industry specific webinars, shoots and educational events. The most important reason to be a member is that your donation will help continue the lobby effort for the rights of both the firearms industry and our customers.

Your membership includes a full corporate membership in the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) through our Group Membership Agreement which gives our members access to discounted small business programs and free small business advisors.

The CSAAA has regular contact and lobbies full time with Federal, Provincial and municipal governments to protect and advance the shooting sports industry on behalf of our Members. Our business and pastime depends on keeping Canada firearms friendly.


More online resources COMING SOON!

Warranty Centers


Bill C-71

Information, website tutorials, troubleshooting and more.

Past News

CSAAA News Update History


The CSAAA partners with several firearms-friendly business service providers to support our Members.

Free Small Business Advisors & Discounted Services

Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)
401-4141 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M2P 2A6

CSAAA Member Contact:
Chris Crowne, Manager National Partnerships
[email protected]

*All eligible CSAAA members are automatically enrolled as members of CFIB.

e-Commerce & Payment Processing

515 Consumers Road, Suite 305, Toronto, ON M2J4Z2

CSAAA Member contact:
Brent Lucas, CEO
[email protected]

Firearms Business Insurance

100 – 1500 Hardy Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 8H2

CSAAA Member Contact:
Zach Schwing, Commercial Risk Advisor
[email protected]


We hold many events throughout the year for Members.

CSAAA National Trade Show

The CSAAA National Trade Show is Canada’s only trade-only buying show for sporting arms retailers. EAST and WEST editions, held each year in February, feature exhibits by Canada’s leading distributors showcasing the worlds leading firearm, ammunition and shooting sports accessories with Canadian pricing and product availability. A focused, efficient and cost effective way for retailers to stock up.

Dealer Training Days

Held in Ottawa every June, this live-range event features product demonstration and sales training by Canada’s leading distributors. Retailers are encourage to bring sales staff to experience first-hand the newest and most popular firearms, ammunition and shooting sports accessories. Trained sales staff make better sales staff. Plans to expand this event to other regions are underway.

Industry Special Events

The CSAAA regularly hosts special issue conferences, interactive webinars and roundtables on subjects facing our industry. Past events have included conferences on the UN Firearms Marking Protocol, Strategic Planning and Bill C-71. All CSAAA events are free for current members, watch for future events in your CSAAA Member Update newsletter.

CSAAA Members Automatically Become CFIB Members.

Dedicated advisors
and resources to
help you run your business

• Free and unlimited access to
resources you need.
• Get expert advice from
dedicated business counsellors
in every province.
• Access to webinars and templates
on various business topics.
• Your one-stop shop for Covid,
compliance and HR issues,
or any other business related


Exclusive discounts
for your business
with CFIB partners

• Save up to $5,000 per year on
payment processing, banking,
payroll, shipping, and more.
• Negotiating power of over
95,000 CFIB members.
• Work with trusted organizations.
• Free online courses with
VuBiz for business owners
and their employees.
• CFIB negotiators read the fine
print for you.


A team of advocates
devoted to defending the
interests of your business

• Driving policy changes for
more than 50 years.
• A strong voice for a better
business environment.
• Countless victories,
i.e. lower taxes, less red tape,
fairer regulations, lower credit
card fees.
• Participate in CFIB surveys and
petitions to influence policies
that affect your business.

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