It is not often that I read an article of this calibre (if you will pardon the pun) printed in the paper.
I felt it was worth re-posting here.
Several years ago, while conducting interviews for firearms instructors to work for my training company Silvercore Inc. I found myself face to face with a well dressed petite woman who on appearances alone one would not associate the words “Firearms Instructor” with.
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The question of necessity as it pertains to firearms in Canada is an interesting one. Sure we have all heard our American counterparts’ mantra about their “right to bear arms”, but this is Canada and the reoccurring question I have heard is “why on earth would anyone need a firearm”?
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I have been fortunate enough to have firearms experts safely instruct and mentor me from a very early age. Including the same firearms training as the police before I reached my teens, and soon after held certifications from Smith and Wesson, Glock, Remington, Beretta, and the Canadian government to name a few. I have been fortunate to be exposed to the professional side of firearms ownership, and that expertise has shaped my perspective of firearms ownership in Canada. I want to give back to the community by dispelling some of the firearm myths as well as answer the questions I hear most frequently. Some points of interest that have been raised are:
If you have any questions you would like to have answered, by all means drop me an email and I will do my best to have them addressed.
Firearms Canada Inc.
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There are three general classifications of firearms in Canada, non-restricted, restricted and prohibited. Non – Restricted – Generally rifles and shotguns Restricted – Generally handguns Prohibited – Guns that are deemed to be not allowedfor several reasons including function and design (i.e. full auto, short barrel, etc.) According to theCriminal Code,a prohibited firearm is: a handgun that: has a […]
Obtaining a hunting license in British Columbia is not as complicated as it may seem at first. To help you on your way, we’ve created a quick infographic on how you can get your Fish & Wildlife ID and hunting license in no time at all! Important contact details Silvercore Training (CFSC and CORE) BC Wildlife […]
Over the past 25 years, to date, of not only teaching the Canadian Firearms Safety Course and Restricted Firearms Safety Course but also training and certifying the majority of current instructors in our area, we have arrived at some simple truths that will assist anyone looking to pass their course with high marks. Firearms are […]
Want to get into hunting just in time for the 2019 season? Well, you’re in luck as this week we are discussing what you need to hunt, legally, in British Columbia! There are two different ways to hunt in B.C. The first being hunting with your own non-restricted firearm or the second being hunting with a […]
At Silvercore, we are often asked what the rules are in regards to where can a person legally discharge a firearm in areas throughout BC and other provinces, so we thought we’d write a blog post on it! It is important to note that this blog post is not designed to be an article providing […]