AR15 Petition e-111 on the Government of Canada website will be officially closed to signatures on Saturday, May 7 at 3:39 PM (EDT)
After four months of being open to signatures, petition e-111 is set to close on Saturday at 3:39 PM EDT (12:39 PM Pacific). The petition, which was started by Marc Bennett of Corner Brook, Newfoundland and is sponsored by the Conservative MP for Prince George—Peace River—Northern Rockies (Bob Zimmer), calls upon the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to reclassify the Armalite AR15 rifle back to non-restricted status. The current number of signatures sits at just over 24,000 (and the most signed on the website) the next few days are the last chance to sign it before it can be presented in the House of Commons.
The petition can be found found here: https://petitions.parl.gc.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-111
Petition to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
We, the undersigned, Lawful Firearm Owners of Canada, request (or call upon) the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to Re-classify the Armalite Rifle – 15 back to non-restricted status so we can once again use this rifle to lawfully participate in the Canadian cultural practices of hunting.