Canadian Firearms Program

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Record #: BAR1542 Last Modified: 18 Jul 2014 Last Full Update: 21 Jan 2014 Update Schedule: 21 Jan 2015
Record Owner: BAR Date Created: 22 Jun 2001 Date Deleted: N/A  
Toll Free Phone1-800-731-4000
Mailing Addressc/o RCMP National Headquarters Bldg 
73 Leikin Dr 
Ottawa, ON K1A 0R2
Description and Subjects
DescriptionThis program is under the jurisdiction of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police * the Firearms Act and its supporting regulations set out the rules for possessing a firearm *  
* the Criminal Code and its supporting regulations identify the various firearms, weapons and devices regulated by the Firearms Act * The Canada Firearms Program combats the illicit movement of firearms and provides support and training to police and the criminal justice system * manages universal licensing of firearms users, a system which supports individual use of firearms for hunting and various recreational purposes * maintains national firearms safety training standards * website has information for Police/Public Agencies, Businesses, Canadian Residents, Visitors/Non-Residents
Sup. DescriptionSee separate record for 'Firearm Safety Education Service of Ontario' and website for more information about instructors for Canadian Firearms Safety Courses and Hunting Safety Courses available in the Barrie area
SubjectsFirearms ; Licences
Service Details
DatesYear round
Areas ServedCanada
ApplicationVisit website
LanguagesEnglish ; French
FeesLicence fees