Kodiak Defence WK180-C Recall

Kodiak Defence's WK180-C is under recall in Canada as of May 2, 2019. There is a safety recall underway for certain serial numbers of Kodiak Defence Inc. WK180-C rifles. The company reports the voluntary recall is due to a faulty bolt carrier. Some of the carriers can become brittle and break near guide rod holes. The recall notice indicates they know of 7 rifles with the issue [...]

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 [...]

RCMP: Only 2 Protection-of-Life ATC’s Active Canada-Wide

On November 8th, 2018, Reddit /r/CanadaGuns user /u/22lover/ posted his experience under the Access to Information Act with some interesting information for stats junkies."Months ago, a friend of mine had submitted an Access to Info request seeking the number of active permits to carry firearms for protection of life in Canada. Excluding wilderness workers, trappers, armoured car drivers, etc. He finally got this back last week. The number is two." The [...]