Police to Enforce New Shooting Regulations


2017-04-10 11:21 PDT

Dossier nº Mission 2017-04-06

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

The Mission RCMP is encouraging the community to educate themselves on the new shooting restrictions which came into effect, April 6th, 2017.

Due to the poor choices of a select group of firearm users, more rigid regulations were required to protect the community as well as the environment. The Mission RCMP will continue to patrol the forest service roads surrounding the Stave Lake area.

We want to be very clear in our directive as this has been a long awaited change – for the Easter long weekend Police will be conducting patrols with the focus of educating individuals on the new regulations; but, following the long weekend Police will be engaging in full enforcement. [Inspector Ted De Jager, Officer in Charge, Mission RCMP]

The maps below provide firearm users near the Mission area with the designated no shooting zones:

Map of no shooting areas

Map of no shooting areas near Mission

For a more interactive map please use the following link:


Firearm users are encouraged to visit the BC Government website:


Diffusé par

Gend. James Mason

Agent des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Mission
mission.rcmp.ca (anglais seulement)
7171, rue Oliver, Mission (C.-B.) V2V 6H2
Téléphone : 604-820-3566
Cellulaire : 604-316-0458

Courriel : james.mason@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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