“The CFOs, as the top provincial gun cops are known, now appear to be using the remnants of C-68 — licensing, storage, gun-show permits, etc. — to harass legitimate gun owners in a manner similar to what the registry provided. It is not too hard to imagine the CFOs hope they can make complying with their edicts and regulations complicated and aggravating enough that existing sport shooters, collectors and hunters will be encouraged to give up their hobbies and a new generation of potential gun owners will be discouraged from taking up firearms pastimes.
Take the example of the Calgary Gun Show, going on this weekend. The show is 51 years old and the largest gun show in the country. It has never had a single safety incident or accident in its history.”