NEWS & EVENTS
  • NEWS: Edmonton Shoot For Parkinson’s Event June 5, 2014 The Edmonton Gun Club is hosting the fourth annual Shoot For Parkinson’s event in August, in support of finding a cure for Parkinson’s Disease. The shoot out will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, and the $100 entry fee gets you 100 targets, a barbecue steak supper and ammunition. For more information or to register, you ...
  • NEWS: Changes For Migratory Bird Hunters May 26, 2014 If you’re a migratory bird hunter, here’s your chance to have your voice heard in regards to new legislation. Environment Canada has drafted a number of changes to the federal Migratory Birds Regulations. The changes, which have been published to allow for public comment until June 9, 2014, respond to issues, concerns and challenges identified by ...
  • Edmonton’s Second Cabela’s Store Opens May 22, 2014 Not what you’re looking for? Find more news and events! May 22, 2014, marked the grand opening day of the second Cabela’s store in Edmonton, Alta. Edmonton is currently the only city in Canada to have two Cabela’s locations. Cabela’s staff estimated about 2,o00 customers lined up to get into the store on opening morning, but this ...
  • Remington And Thompson/Center Recalls April 14, 2014 Not what you’re looking for? Find more news and events! On April 11, 2014, Remington Arms Company announced a voluntary recall of Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with X-Mark Pro (XMP) triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006, to April 9, 2014. Engineers with Remington determined that some of these rifles, with the XMP triggers, could unintentionally ...
  • NEWS: Glittering Antlers Improve Safety? February 26, 2014 Researchers in Finland are testing two different reflective sprays on reindeer antlers, in an attempt to make the animals more visible to passing motorists and reduce collisions. Read the full article here! Join us on Facebook! Do you like what you’re reading? Subscribe to Western Sportsman print edition today! Find more news and events!
  • NEWS: Ontario Spring Bear Hunt February 25, 2014 TV personality and animal rights activist Bob Barker wants the Ontario government to put a stop to its plans to reinstate a spring bear hunt in the province. Despite his pleas, the government is going ahead with the hunt. Read the full article here! Join us on Facebook! Do you like what you’re reading? Subscribe to Western Sportsman ...
  • NEWS: Smart Gun Technology Has Arrived February 21, 2014 Not what you’re looking for? Find more news and events! In California, German gun manufacturer Armatix GmbH has begun selling a handgun that can only be fired when the owner wears an accompanying wristwatch. The gun and the wristwatch talk to each other via chip technology, and without the wristwatch the gun becomes a paperweight. Read more ...
  • NEWS: Fish And Game Club Battling Billionaire February 17, 2014 The Nicola Valley Fish and Game Club, of Merrit, BC, is taking on US billionaire Stanley Kroenke in a legal battle. The fish and game club wants to keep public access to Minnie and Stoney Lakes, but Kroenke is fighting to establish that the lakes, and the roads leading to them, are private. Kroenke owns ...
  • NEWS: Winchester Recalls .22 Ammo February 4, 2014 Not what you’re looking for? Find more news and events! Olin Corporation, through its Winchester division, is recalling two (2) lots of M*22 22 Long Rifle 40-grain black copper plated, round nose rimfire ammunition. Symbol number: S22LRT Lot numbers: GD42L and GD52L Winchester has determined that the above lots of 22 Long Rifle rimfire ammunition may contain double powder ...
  • NEWS: Wild Boars In Manitoba February 3, 2014 Not what you’re looking for? Find more news and events! Some Manitoba farmers blaming wild boar for crop destruction Wild boars are becoming a growing problem in Manitoba, according to some farmers in the province. Farmer Kenny Harpelle said crop circles are the typical kind of destruction that the animals leave behind. “They like corn,” said Harpelle. “They ...