Guns & Gear

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Ammunition shortage in Canada

by Jeff Helsdon | January 19, 2021

Several conditions relating to the COVID-19 pandemic have caused an ammunition shortage all across Canada.

Ask a CO: Are detachable magazines allowed when shotgun hunting?

by Editorial Staff | January 14, 2021

Ask a CO takes Ontario OUT of DOORS readers’ questions and utilizes the knowledge of Conservation Officers to find the answers.

Firearms buyback program moves ahead

by Steve Galea | January 5, 2021

IBM Canada Limited was one of 15 companies invited to submit proposals for the $1.2 million contract, which was awarded on Dec. 29.

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Top e-petitions deal with firearms rights

by Jeff Helsdon | December 10, 2020

Michelle Rempel Garner’s e-petition opposing the banning of many centrefire semi-automatic rifles is now most signed e-petition.

Browning 78 / Winchester 1885

by Ken Doherty | December 8, 2020

A highly sought after gun, the Browning 78/ Winchester 1885 is heavy, but well balanced and is accurate off-hand and the bench.

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Trail Cam Photo Contest 2020 winners

by Editorial Staff | December 7, 2020

Announcing the winners of this year’s OOD Trail Cam Photo Contest, which drew hundreds of impressive entries and thousands of votes.

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Missing shotgun found

by Editorial Staff | October 27, 2020

A shotgun that was lost on a hunting trip on Muskrat Lake in Cobden, northwest of Ottawa, has been found and returned to its owner.

a Remington firearm with a box of ammo

Remington sold

by Jeff Helsdon | October 2, 2020

Remington, as it was known, is no more, in one of the biggest shakeups the firearms industry has ever seen.

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Readers share their customized rides

by Editorial Staff | September 22, 2020

We asked our readers to show us their hunting and/or fishing rides, and here are some of the responses we received.