Legal and Constitutional Affairs – June 9, 2015

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Legal and Constitutional Affairs – June 9, 2015

The committee begins its study of Bill C-42 with testimony from Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney. Measures in the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act include mandatory safety training for potential first-time owners, a streamlined licensing system and removing the requirement to carry a separate document to transport firearms to such activities as target practice or a competition at a shooting range. (June 9, 2015) UPDATE: Bill C-42 received royal assent on June 18.