Parliamentary Committee Notes: Minister Mendicino's Appearance Before the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU)
Bill C-21, an Act to amend certain Acts and to make consequential amendments (firearms)

April 25, 2023

Table of Contents

Overview and Opening Remarks

  1. Overview Note
  2. Opening Remarks for the Minister

General Information on Bill C-21

  1. Overview Deck
  2. Key Elements of the Bill (Placemat)
  3. Second Reading in the House of Commons: Summary of Debate

Issue Notes

  1. Amendments
  2. Buyback (Bill Changes to Affect Mandatory Disposal)
  3. Curbing Firearms Smuggling and Trafficking
  4. National Handgun “Freeze”
  5. Replica Firearms Prohibition
  6. Large Capacity Magazines
  7. Ghost Guns and Illegal Manufacturing in Canada
  8. Complementary Firearms and Gun Violence Measures
  9. Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA)
  10. Red and Yellow Flag Laws: Strengthening Measures to Combat Firearms Related Family Violence and Self-Harm
  11. Provincial Laws

Background Information

  1. Bill C-21, an Act to amend certain Acts and to make certain consequential amendments (firearms). First Reading Version of the Bill
  2. Firearms Statistics
  3. Provincial / Territorial Positions on Firearms
  4. New Bill C-21: Comparison to Former Bill C-21 from Last Session
  5. Questions and Answers
  6. SECU: Member Biographies
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