On Tuesday afternoon, Minister Marco Mendicino appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU). Rumours said Mendicino would introduce new amendments to Bill C-21, or at least introduce an “evergreen” definition of “assault-style firearms”. He did neither. Conservative MPs Raquel Dancho (Kildonan—St. Paul, MB), Dane Lloyd (Sturgeon … [Read more...]
What Will Your Firearm Confiscation Compensation Scheme Cost, Minister Blair?
On November 25, 2020, Public Safety Minister Bill Blair tabled his 2020/2021 Main Estimates and Supplementary Estimates for the Public Safety Portfolio in his opening remarks to the Standing Committee on Public Safety (SECU).[i] Despite a meeting specifically on budget estimates for his department, Minister Blair refused to offer any clues as to how much his gun ban by Order in Council would … [Read more...]