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A handgun seized by Surrey RCMP. (Photo: Police handout)

Crime Stoppers received 500+ tips about Metro Vancouver guns, gang activity in 2020: report

Metro Vancouver organization ‘urging local residents to keep providing anonymous tips’

 

(Kamloops This Week)

B.C. man who bragged about his ‘new toys’ sentenced to four years for gun possession

Rintoul has about two-and-a-half years left to spend in federal custody

  • Dec 6, 2020

 

Ridge Meadows RCMP (Black Press)

22-year-old Maple Ridge man faces nine gun charges

Police arrested Kyle Edlund on the morning of Oct 31 after reports of gun shots on 223rd st.

 

Langley RCMP are investigating an early morning incident where shots were fired in the neighbourhood of Brookswood in the area of 212th Street and 42nd Avenue. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Altercation with gunfire in Lower Mainland lands two in hospital

Quiet area of Langley was awoken at 5 a.m. Friday morning to a fight involving gun shots

Langley RCMP are investigating an early morning incident where shots were fired in the neighbourhood of Brookswood in the area of 212th Street and 42nd Avenue. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
Gun owners hold signs criticizing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they participate in a rally organized by the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights against the government’s new gun regulations, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Pro-gun marchers speak out on federal government’s assault weapon ban

Trudeau government announced in May that it was banning the use, sale and import of assault weapons into Canada

Gun owners hold signs criticizing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they participate in a rally organized by the Canadian Coalition for Firearm Rights against the government’s new gun regulations, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The city has new regulations for the Pitt Meadows Gun Club. (Contributed)

New rules for Pitt Meadows Gun Club

Noise complaints, potential lead contamination addressed by city council

The city has new regulations for the Pitt Meadows Gun Club. (Contributed)
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LETTER: Order in council for gun ban opens up country to destruction of democracy

Reaction to a Maple Ridge letter writer has sparked many letters, including this one from Burns Lake

  • Jun 18, 2020
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LETTER: Writer spouts off on subject he doesn’t know much about, in one man’s opinion

One News reader criticizes another Maple Ridge resident over gun ban and dietary intel

  • Jun 14, 2020
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LETTER: First guns were banned, what’s next?

Maple Ridge reader critical of government’s method of instituting the ban

  • Jun 11, 2020
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LETTER: Banning guns is not the solution

Wanting to clear up misconceptions by Maple Ridge letter writer that a ban will fix things

  • Jun 6, 2020
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If you have a letter you’d like to submit to the editor for consideration, please email us at editor@mapleridgenews.com. Look forward to hearing your thoughts. (Black Press Media files)

LETTER: Gun ban overdue

Give hunters a bow and arrow – one Maple Ridge letter writer suggests

  • May 22, 2020
If you have a letter you’d like to submit to the editor for consideration, please email us at editor@mapleridgenews.com. Look forward to hearing your thoughts. (Black Press Media files)
Penticton RCMP is working with Canada Post in an effort to recover a package, containing a rifle, stolen from a man’s front door. Pictured is the Savage 99C rifle, Series A, with a new Bushnell Engage 2.5-10x44 scope attached. The serial number on the rifle is D597026. (Dan Saver photo)

B.C. man frustrated with Canada Post after gun delivery stolen from front door

Penticton gun owner expresses frustration at method of delivery by Canada Post

Penticton RCMP is working with Canada Post in an effort to recover a package, containing a rifle, stolen from a man’s front door. Pictured is the Savage 99C rifle, Series A, with a new Bushnell Engage 2.5-10x44 scope attached. The serial number on the rifle is D597026. (Dan Saver photo)
An RCMP officer talks with a local resident before escorting them home at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Nova Scotia mass killer’s semi-automatic guns believed to have come from U.S.

The Mounties are still declining to reveal the brand or the calibre of the weapons

An RCMP officer talks with a local resident before escorting them home at a roadblock in Portapique, N.S. on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl has concerns about the Liberal firearms regulations announced May 1, including the timing. (Black Press file)

Chilliwack-Hope MP calls Liberal firearms regulations ‘cowardly and underhanded’

MP Mark Strahl questions timing and effectiveness of banning certain firearms

Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl has concerns about the Liberal firearms regulations announced May 1, including the timing. (Black Press file)
Craig Jones, co-owner of Wanstalls, holds a Core 15, a variant of an AR 15, with two Glock 22’s in the foreground. (THE NEWS/files)

Maple Ridge hunting store sees 200% increase in firearm sales

Co-owner of Wanstalls says increase due to a variety of reasons

Craig Jones, co-owner of Wanstalls, holds a Core 15, a variant of an AR 15, with two Glock 22’s in the foreground. (THE NEWS/files)
Mugging with airsoft gun results in Langley school lockdown

Mugging with airsoft gun results in Langley school lockdown

Police found the weapon and a stolen phone later

Mugging with airsoft gun results in Langley school lockdown
Weapons and replicas seized at a Langley home during a Surrey RCMP raid on Oct. 10, 2019.

Guns, crossbows, swords, ammo seized in raid on Fraser Valley home

Weapons also included stun guns and replica firearms

Weapons and replicas seized at a Langley home during a Surrey RCMP raid on Oct. 10, 2019.