Canada: Gun safety courses deal with surge in registrations following repeal of long-gun registry

| November 4, 2013

Canada: Gun safety courses deal with surge in registrations following repeal of long-gun registry

Firearms instructors are scrambling to cope with a sudden increase in demand for gun safety courses.Enrolment has jumped by more than 20 per cent in the past year as younger hunters and more women head into the woods and to shooting ranges.The end of the federal long gun registry also plays a role in the upswing, says firearms instructor Bob Kierstead. He says the creation of the firearms registry by the federal government in 1993 turned young people away from hunting and the use of guns.

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