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Use of Firearms Offences

There are a number of offences in the Criminal Code that are based on being in the use a firearm.  In a previous blog, we discussed the offence of carless use of a firearm.  Other examples include:  pointing a firearm at another person (s. 87 of the Criminal Code) and...

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Possession of Firearms Offences

There are a number of offences in the Criminal Code that are based on being in possession of a firearm.  Examples include:  possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm without a licence (ss. 91 and 92 of the Criminal Code); possession of a loaded prohibited...

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