MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE:
The date for work to commence on the indoor range backstop replacement has been moved ahead to Monday January 14th.
Due to this change the indoor range closure is expected to be from January 14th – February 4th.
We do appreciate your patience while we improve our facilities.
From the CFO’s Office:
Just as a reminder to all your club/range membership regarding Bill C42 which passed September 2015. Attached is a copy of the licence conditions that were automatically attached to the firearms licence of any of your members who had a valid authorization to transport issued to transport to your shooting club/range at that time the bill was passed. If your members are unsure if they have the additional conditions attached to their firearms licence please inform them to contact the CFO directly @ 1-800-731-4000 – 1 – 1 Extension #7503.
Please note: if your membership wishes to transport their restricted firearms for any other purpose which is not listed on the licence conditions page they are required to contact our office @ 1-800-731-4000 – 1 – 1 Extension #7503 to have an authorization to transport issued for that specific purpose.
In addition: Any client who purchased a new restricted firearm after September 2015 will automatically have the attached conditions added to their firearms licence.
These licence conditions authorize the transport of restricted and/or prohibited firearms registered to the licence holder within their province of residence by a route that, in all circumstances, is reasonably direct for the specific indicated purposes.
1.Transportation of restricted firearms and/or prohibited handguns (12(6.1) of the Firearms Act) possessed for the purpose of target practice to and from all shooting clubs and ranges approved under section 29 of the Firearms Act.
2.Transportation of restricted firearms and/or prohibited firearms to and from any place a peace officer, firearms officer of Chief Firearms Officer (CFO) is located for verification, registration or disposal in accordance with the Firearms Act or Part III of the Criminal Code.
3.Transportation of restricted firearms and/or prohibited firearms to and from a business that holds a licence authorizing it to repair or appraise prohibited or restricted firearms.
4.Transportation of restricted firearms and/or prohibited firearms to and from a gun show.
5.Transportation of restricted firearms and/or prohibited firearms to a port of exit, in order to take them outside Canada and from a port of entry.
6.Transportation of newly acquired restricted firearms and/or prohibited firearms from the place of acquisition to the licence holder’s dwelling house or other place authorized by the CFO.
East Elgin Sportsmen’s Association currently has 1165 members, together that’s a lot of emails and phone calls. If you haven’t voiced your opinion on the proposed ban please do as soon as possible. Contact Bill Blair, your own MP, or Justin Trudeau and let them know how you feel. Punish the criminals, not legal, law abiding Canadians.
The next New Member Orientation Day is Saturday February 16th at 9:00 am. The January orientation is full.
To register please fill out the Orientation form below and you will receive an email response with all the necessary information.