FACTS - UPDATE
AND JUSTICE HAVE LOST TRACK OF
DEPT. OF JUSTICE RESPONSE
TO ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT REQUEST
FILE: A-2002-0188 dated November 18, 2002.
ATI REQUEST – Dated October 17, 2002
the summer of 2002, the Registrar of Firearms sent a letter to each individual
entered in the Restricted Weapon Registration System (RWRS).
Please provide a copy of reports describing the reasons for this mailing
and the results of this mailing including copies of reports showing the total
number of envelopes mailed and the total number of envelopes returned as
undelivered by the Post Office. Please
include the reasons for being returned (i.e. Unclaimed; No such address; Address
incomplete; Moved address unknown; No such Post Office; Refused by Addressee;
Deceased; and Unknown).”
DEPT. RESPONSE – Dated November 18,
reason for the RWRS mail out earlier this summer was to ensure that individuals
who had firearms registered in the previous RWRS database system re-register
their firearms into the new Canadian Firearms Registration System database.”
total number of envelopes mailed for this notice was 389,939, and the
total number of undeliverables we have received to date is 11,801.
We are tracking the counts only and do not track the reasons for these
SOMETHING’S NOT RIGHT HERE
– WHY DIDN’T THEY MAIL NOTICES TO THE OTHER 39,377 INDIVIDUALS IN THE RWRS?
DEPT. RESPONSE ATI FILE: A-2002-0063 dated July 11, 2002
are provided are as of May 27, 2002: (1) The total number of individuals in the
Restricted Weapons Registration System (RWRS) that own firearms registered in
the RWRS. 429,316”