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Firearms and the Firearms Act

Firearms and the Firearms Act

Canada’s gun laws require gun owners to be licensed and certain guns to be registered. Learn how these laws work, and how to get a licence or register a firearm.

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People's Law School
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last reviewed
August 2017 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
guns, firearms, firearms licence, non-restricted firearms, restricted firearms, prohibited firearms, disposing of firearms, Firearms Act, Ending the Long-gun Registry Act, Dial-A-Law