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Private Member’s Bill
40th Parliament, 3rd Session
March 3, 2010 - March 26, 2011
Text of the Bill
Bill Reinstated
This bill has been reinstated from:
40th Parliament, 2nd Session
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An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Firearms Act (repeal of long-gun registry)
Last Stage Completed
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-11-04)
Progress: Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Addressing some 'myths' on Bill C-391 (Opinion). Muir, Al. Hill Times, no. 1078:10, Mar. 7 2011
  • House poised for gun vote, again [Editorial]. Hill Times, no. 1055:8, Sept. 13, 2010
  • Layton gained most on long-gun issue. Persichilli, Angelo. Hill Times, no. 1057:15, Sept. 27, 2010
  • Layton's leadership could be hurt by gun registry vote. MacLeod, Harris. Hill Times, no. 1053:1, 4, Aug. 30, 2010
  • Long-gun registry issue a 'vote-getter among certain pockets,' says pollster. Vongdouangchanh, Bea. Hill Times, no. 1055:1,4, Sept. 13, 2010
  • NDP MP Comartin predicts if long-gun registry scrapped it will be temporary. Vongdouangchanh, Bea. Hill Times, no. 1054:1,4-5, Sept. 7, 2010
  • NDP offers compromise to federal long gun registry. Wilson, Barry. Western pProducer, 88:19, Sept. 9, 2010
  • Public health sector's crime claims are registry red herring. Breitkreuz, Garry. Western Producer, 88:11, Aug. 5, 2010
  • Vote on long gun registry bill promises high drama on Parliament Hill. Wilson, Barry. Western Producer, 88:10, Aug. 26 2010
  • Why I voted to kill long-gun registry [Opinion] : a northern perspective. Bevington, Dennis. Hill Times, no. 1057:10, Sept. 27, 2010
Party Press Releases
  • Fix long gun registry says Gravelle (NDP)
  • Harper Conservatives and the NRA: two peas in a pod (Liberal Party)
  • Hughes commits to fixing flawed gun registry (NDP)
  • Jack Layton fails to show leadership to save gun (Liberal Party)
  • Just the Facts: Is Jack coming up short on gun registry vote? (Liberal Party)
  • Layton calls for an end to gun registry divisiveness (NDP)
  • Liberal ‘Save lives. Save the Gun Registry’ campaign comes to Halifax (Liberal Party)
  • Liberals call on NDP to support life-saving gun registry (Liberal Party)
  • Liberals congratulate police, victims for saving gun registry (Liberal Party)
  • Liberals take action to preserve the life-saving gun (Liberal Party)
  • NDP to PM: you don’t have the votes, time to compromise (NDP)
  • New Democrats vote to fix long-gun registry (NDP)
  • Quebec Conservative MPs out of step with Quebecers (Liberal Party)
  • Thibeault supports Layton’s plan to fix long gun registry (NDP)
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