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September 13, 2019
Intellectual Malpractice

Early in 2019, lobby and advocacy group Doctors for Protection from Guns, went on the offensive against law abiding firearm owners; declaring: “the medical and social science evidence supporting common sense gun laws is overwhelming and irrefutable.” They also made the dramatic and specific call: “Senators, it is time to pass C-71 intact. @BillBlair, @RalphGoodale, […]

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August 12, 2019
Media Bias Report

The popular consensus among firearm owners is that the Canadian media has on the whole a bias against firearm rights and for gun control measures. The Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights has commissioned this report to identify the qualities and scope of this bias. The study isolated the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and completed an analysis […]

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April 3, 2019
A Child is Injured by a Firearm Everyday in Ontario

The gun debate is often full of emotion and a personal sense of what is right. Real facts are sometimes difficult to find. Distinguishing between truth and spin can be one of the greatest challenges in forming an educated opinion on today's most polarizing topics. It makes it even more challenging when academic studies are […]

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April 17, 2018
C-71 Analysis - Examining the requirement to keep records, will the government have access?

In an interview given by the Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale to the CBC and published March 20, 2018, the Minister said this about the new, detailed transaction records required to be maintained by retail vendors of firearms regarding their sales: “… it’s simply not a federal long gun registry, full stop, period. The […]

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April 17, 2018
C-71 Analysis - Submission to the Federal Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security on Bill C-71

Gary A Mauser, Ph.D recently made this submission to the Federal Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security on Bill C-71.  He provides a great deal of analytical and factual analysis of the bill and calls it a Red Herring.  Gary is a leading expert on the state of gun control and firearms law in Canada […]

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January 15, 2018
Register your car, why not your gun!

In this video. Rod Giltaca discusses the realities of the restricted firearm registry in Canada. Some examples of confiscation of firearms in Canada: 2010 - RCMP gun confiscations prompt legal fight 2007 – Feds budget $260,000 to seize rifles 1995 – 553,000 registered handguns become prohibited   What was the cost of the Long Gun […]

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August 10, 2017
Gun Control - Get Informed!

In this Video, Rod Giltaca discusses the need for education on the topic of Gun Control in Canada.  We encourage you to browse the site and learn as much as you can.  There is an incredible amount of factual information contained within Gundebate.ca to explore.  Not completely convinced, look for more info at Statistics Canada, […]

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August 10, 2017
Ban All Guns

Rod talks about the normal reaction to gang crime in Canada; the desire to ban guns. 5 million people in peaceful possession? The 2015 Commissioner of Firearms Report lists the number of individual licenced gun owners in Canada at 2,026,011 individuals.  The number 2.1 million quoted in the video is a projection based on a […]

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August 10, 2017
Ban The AR 15

In this Video, Rod talks about how strange it is that the AR-15 is “restricted” while so many other functionally similar rifles are non-restricted in Canada.  He offers some thoughts on the topic. In Canada, semi-automatic rifles that function like the AR-15 are, in general, “non-restricted”.  The AR-15 however is “restricted” by name because the […]

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July 26, 2017
Magazine Capacity

In this video, Rod Giltaca talks about Canada's Magazine Capacity Regulations and the implications on the legal firearms owners in Canada. Supporting Information: Magazine Capacity Regulations Canada's regulations are contained in SOR/98-462.  The regulations describe what magazines are prohibited in Canada, and therefore carry a serious criminal sentence for possession.  The applicable section is pasted below […]

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June 28, 2017
Silencers

In this video Rod discusses the Canadian movement to legalise silencers for gun owners.   For more in depth information on this topic, we urge you to visit: Sound Moderators Canada   Supporting Information for the Video:   Amount of Noise Reduction Sound Moderators reduce the sound of a firearm enough to make it safe.  Often, […]

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June 5, 2017
Does Canada Have a Gun Problem?

Correction:  The statement at 1:30 in this video should be “… murdered by a firearm when they are just as likely to be injured by lightning.” In this video Rod Giltaca discusses the statistical reality of the number of Canadians that are licenced to own guns, the number of gun related homicides, and the number of […]

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May 17, 2017
Who Has Guns in Canada And How Did They Get Them?

In this video Rod Giltaca, President of the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights, discusses the number of firearms owned by legal gun owners in Canada.  He reviews the requirements and process one goes through to become licensed to own firearms, and describes in detail the extreme vetting process involved in doing so.     Supporting […]

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May 1, 2017
Canadian Gun Owners Block Tighter Regulation

In this video Rod Giltaca, President of the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights, covers the significant increase in firearms regulations and laws in Canada that have been put into place since the early 1990s.  It also highlights a selection of laws that lack any reasonable notion of common sense.  Below you will find a brief […]

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April 7, 2017
TRUE STORY OF GUN LAWS KEEPING US SAFE

Do gun laws make us safer? Watch and decide for yourself. The political system in Canada uses a placebo effect to create the impression that our regulations reduce gun violence. Specifically, the current Liberal government promised in their election platform to restore the requirement to have a permit to transport restricted and prohibited firearms, reversing […]

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January 30, 2017
Pew Survey: Police Support Gun Rights over Gun Control by 3 to 1 Margin

According to a Pew Survey released Jan 11, 2017 that surveyed 8000 police officers from departments larger than 100 officers; 74 percent of American Police officers believe it’s most important to “protect the right of Americans to own guns,”.  Interestingly among the general public, only 54% of Americans believe the same thing.  This means the […]

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December 28, 2016
RCMP Reinterprets Magazine Regulation – Ruger 10/22

Download the CCFR 10/22 Information Sheet   Ruger 10/22 10+ Round Capacity Magazine Re-Interpretation Information Sheet On July 21st, 2016, the RCMP Criminal Operations Branch released an E Division Broadcast declaring all 10+ round 10/22 magazines as prohibited devices based on the following section of the Criminal Code:  “Specifically, paragraph 3 (1)(b) of the Regulations […]

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November 4, 2016
Crime Comparisons Between Canada and the US

Stats Canada last compared our crime rates to the US in 2000. Download the report below. [button style='red' url='https://gundebate.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/CRIME-COMPARISONS-BETWEEN-CANADA-AND-THE-US.pdf' target='_blank' icon='iconic-doc']DOWNLOAD THE REPORT[/button]        

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November 4, 2016
Family Violence in Canada 2014 (Infographic)

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September 29, 2016
Facts and Figures, Canadian Firearms Program, 2010 - 2014

Combined Facts and Figures from the RCMP Canadian Firearms Program from the years 2010 to 2014. A simple analysis shows that the number of Firearm Licences in Canada increased by 153,862 or nearly 9% during the 4 year period. That represents an increase of nearly 3% per 100,000 population. The highest increases were in Alberta and […]

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September 29, 2016
Knives and Violent Crime in Canada, 2008

This 2008 Statistics Canada report looks at violent crime with knives in Canada, with some comparison to Firearms. Only 18% of violent crimes in Canada involve a weapon; when a weapon is used, knives are the most common. A knife was used against 6% of all victims in 2008, compared to clubs or blunt instruments […]

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September 29, 2016
Police-Reported Crime Statistics in Canada, 2015

Statistics Canada examines police reported crimes in 2015. Overall, the Crime Severity Index (CSI) was 1% higher then in 2013 however, it was still 31% lower than a decade earlier in 2005. There was a an increase in violent firearms offences between 2014 and 2015 from 5 incidents per 100,000 population to 6 incidents per 100,000 […]

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May 3, 2016
Licensed Gun Owner Gets 2 Years For Forgetting Wallet at Home

If you’ve seen our public service announcement you might be skeptical of this claim. It certainly wouldn’t make much sense to threaten a qualified, vetted and closely monitored Canadian with penalties like this for paperwork errors.

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May 2, 2016
How to Get A Firearms License - CCFR Educational Resource

  How difficult is it to get a firearm in Canada? How is the public vetted and monitored concerning their ability to buy guns? Find out from someone who actually knows. Rod Giltaca is an instructor with the RCMP Canadian Firearms Program and the President of the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights. He is one […]

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May 1, 2016
Learn How Firearms Are Classified And What That Means For Canadians

Firearm classification in Canada is commonly based on a number of criteria.

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May 1, 2016
Variants - Is This Fair And Effective Regulation? You Decide...

  Can the government make up arbitrary reasons in real time to ban firearms?

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May 1, 2016
Do More Guns Equal More Death?

  WARNING: Most people who aren’t experts miss the point of this video. The question is does violent crime have a direct relationship with the availability of firearm or are there other, far more important factors to observe when improving our society?

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May 1, 2016
Where are the Peer Reviewed Studies??
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April 30, 2016
The truth about gun ownership and domestic violence in Canada - Statscan Info

    The truth about gun ownership and domestic violence in Canada In recent years the media has focused on connecting domestic violence cases with firearms ownership in Canada. At the same time, there have been numerous campaigns across Canada supporting the safety of gun ownership. Given the wealth of contradictory information Canadians are faced […]

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April 30, 2016
The Truth About Gun Control

  Stephan Molineux is a Canadian philosopher, radio host and YouTube personality.

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April 30, 2016
US Sherriff Explains Magazine Restrictions.

  This is a US-based analysis but shows how the issues are misunderstood in their country too.

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April 30, 2016
Vox Rebuttal: Gun Control Propaganda Debunked

  Stephen Crowder is a comedian

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April 30, 2016
Rex Murphy "The Useless Canadian Gun Registry"

 

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April 1, 2016
Mass Shooting Averted - Florida School Board Shooting (Panama City)

  Do guns ever stop mass shootings? Could this ever be?

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March 30, 2016
Mass Shooting Averted - New Life Church

  Do guns ever stop mass shootings?

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August 1, 2015
Guns in Canada - Street Interviews

This is part one in a 3 part interview series. I think there's some good info and lessons to be learned about how reasonable most people can be depending on how you approach them. Thanks to the people who took the time to talk to me!!!

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September 13, 2019
Intellectual Malpractice

Early in 2019, lobby and advocacy group Doctors for Protection from Guns, went on the offensive against law abiding firearm owners; declaring: “the medical and social science evidence supporting common sense gun laws is overwhelming and irrefutable.” They also made the dramatic and specific call: “Senators, it is time to pass C-71 intact. @BillBlair, @RalphGoodale, […]

Read More
August 12, 2019
Media Bias Report

The popular consensus among firearm owners is that the Canadian media has on the whole a bias against firearm rights and for gun control measures. The Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights has commissioned this report to identify the qualities and scope of this bias. The study isolated the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and completed an analysis […]

Read More
April 3, 2019
A Child is Injured by a Firearm Everyday in Ontario

The gun debate is often full of emotion and a personal sense of what is right. Real facts are sometimes difficult to find. Distinguishing between truth and spin can be one of the greatest challenges in forming an educated opinion on today's most polarizing topics. It makes it even more challenging when academic studies are […]

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