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e-1887 (Firearms)

42nd Parliament
Initiated by Casey Phillips from Canoe, British Columbia, on October 10, 2018, at 3:54 p.m. (EDT)
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Firearms markings
Legislation
The Petition is open for signature until February 7, 2019, at 3:54 p.m. (EDT)

Petition to the House of Commons in Parliament assembled

Whereas:
  • Canada has entered an agreement with the United Nations that all firearms imported into Canada are required to be marked with a unique identifier;
  • Current Canadian law does not require a serial number on newly imported firearms;
  • The current Firearms Marking Regulations do not satisfy the agreement for a unique identifier such as a serial number;
  • The Firearms Marking Regulations would degrade and devalue firearms; and
  • The Firearms Marking Regulations would hamper legal trade and cause hardship for licenced firearms businesses in Canada.
We, the undersigned, citizens of Canada, call upon the House of Commons in Parliament assembled to cancel implementation of the current Firearms Marking Regulations and replace them with new regulations that require a serial number to be present on newly manufactured imported firearms.
North Okanagan—Shuswap
Conservative
British Columbia
Open for signature : October 10, 2018, at 3:54 p.m. (EDT)
Closed for signature : February 7, 2019, at 3:54 p.m. (EDT)
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399
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544
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86
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79
Newfoundland and Labrador
34
Northwest Territories
9
Nova Scotia
56
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1
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855
Prince Edward Island
12
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155
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110
Yukon
9
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