Students Get Individual Tables; Courses Resume

You are not alone. COVID's made 2020 rough. It has been most of this calendar year since we've last seen you, but that wait is finally coming to an end! Today, the CFO gave us their blessing to begin teaching again, so long as RGSL instructors maintain strict COVID-19 controls. Having been shut down since March, RGSL has a significant number of students backlogged so we're planning [...]

PM Trudeau Proposes Gun Ban & Buyback, Stronger Storage Rules: Election 2019

Justin Trudeau this morning proposed a buyback program, prohibitions of existing guns, and new powers for provinces and territories to allow for municipalities to ban handguns. Trudeau also discussed enhanced storage requirements for handguns. Gun control advocates such as the Coalition for Gun Control have argued that Trudeau "lacks courage". Meanwhile, the pre-eminent pro-gun group Canadian Coalition for Firearms Rights has organized members and upped member counts and calls-to-action. [...]

CWD Reporting: Sask. Infections Skyrocket

A Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative report on Chronic Wasting Disease testing in Saskatchewan has revealed significant infection rates among elk, moose, white-tailed deer, and mule deer. According to The Hill, CWD has been found in 24 states, with most of the activity centered around the American West, near the Rocky Mountains. They are also found in the Upper Midwest - states like Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Since the disease was [...]

Yorkton Men Fined: Loaded Firearm In Vehicle + Hunting High

As another update to our article Guns & Drugs: Canada's Marijuana Legalization in October 2018 (and updated in November 2018), we now have our first report of a publicized provincial hunting infraction in SK with regard specifically to marijuana. Convictions were secured in Yorkton Provincial Court regarding the September 2018 incident, which we note was prior to the federal recreational legalization of marijuana in Canada. In this [...]

77 Restricted/Prohibited Firearms Stolen in B&E

Storthoaks, SK Several personal items, one Restricted rifle, 27 Restricted handguns, 46 Prohibited handguns, and 3 Prohibited rifles, and an unknown quantity of ammo have all been stolen during a residential B&E in Saskatchewan's border country. Interestingly, no Non-Restricted firearms appear to have been taken in this incident, with all of the firearms involved being the regulatorily more-serious Restricted and Prohibited classes of guns.Prohibited firearms are rare in Canada, and [...]