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Old 12-22-2014, 05:49 PM   #21
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My friend contacted a firearms dealer and had it shipped to another dealer in the states. Also you may find a pawn shop is cheaper than a regular firearms dealer.
I think the question was bringing a firearm IN TO Canada
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Old 12-22-2014, 06:24 PM   #22
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The link at post #2 in this thread explains bringing firearms into Canada quite well. The mistake that most visitors seem to make is to assume that all they have to do is declare their "restricted" weapon(s) when they arrive at the border - NOT SO ! The visitor must have obtained the proper paperwork (permit) prior to arriving at the border, otherwise the weapon(s) will be seized immediately, even if declared. If not declared, and subsequently found by the Border Services Agency people, be prepared for a long stay

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Old 12-22-2014, 08:43 PM   #23
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If you declare the hand gun at the border you'll be denied entry. If you don't declare it and it is found ( and you will most certainly be asked) you may well be arrested for smuggling firearms. If you are traveling to AK through Canada you are still not permitted to bring a handgun with you. You'll have to arrange to ship it to your final destination. Hunting rifles (not military style) can be brought in but you need to obtain a permit in advance. There is also a restriction on magazine capacity for rifles and shotguns so check those out too before trying to cross.

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Old 12-22-2014, 11:18 PM   #24
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Uh, I don't think he was talking about a firearm. I think he was talking about another type of protection.

Might want to read his post again.
Well...he may still be denied entry with or without protection!
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Old 12-23-2014, 03:40 AM   #25
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Well...he may still be denied entry with or without protection!

Took me a minute, but that's funny !!😝


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Old 12-23-2014, 06:32 AM   #26
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Well...he may still be denied entry with or without protection!
Now THAT is funny!!!!
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Old 12-23-2014, 06:39 PM   #27
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Not wanted in Canada. If do bring it and conceal it you will be in the slammer and no appeal.
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Old 03-02-2015, 08:42 PM   #28
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To bring a firearm in to Canada you need to apply for for a firearms licence prior to entry. There is no carry permits in Canada except for Dangerous animal location and you can only have a loaded gun in the location where the permit is for. You may not travel with a loaded firearm in Canada. Ammunition must not be stored with firearm. Violation to Canadian gun laws carry a mandatory 2 year jail sentence The most important thing to remember is when crossing the border is YOU MUST DECLARE ALL FIREARMS AND DO NOT FORGET ANY OR YOU WILL BE ARRESTED. ¸Also tasers pepper spray and mace telescopic baton etc is prohibited weapons in Canada bearspray is permitted but must be declared if you declare a weapon and is not permitted it may be seized or refused entry but a failure to declare is smuggling . Here is the link for the firearm center for Canada Firearm Users Visiting Canada - Royal Canadian Mounted Police
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As many times happen with gun discussions, this thread got off topic. After editing and deleting some posts, this thread is now closed.
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