Alberta, Saskatchewan Condemn Ottawa’s Bid to Ban More Firearms

EDMONTON—The governments of Alberta and Saskatchewan are condemning the federal government’s bid to ban almost all semi-automatic rifles and shotguns through a last-minute amendment to Bill C-21.
On Tuesday, Liberal MPs on the House of Commons Public Safety Committee introduced an amendment to proposed legislation to further restrict access to handguns in Canada which would ban virtually all semi-automatic firearms, including hunting rifles.
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said the measure does nothing to target illegal firearms, while Alberta Justice Minister Tyler Shandro said it abandons long-held claims from federal Public Safety Minister Marco Mendicino that his government would only seek to ban what Ottawa calls “assault-style” weapons….

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