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25 Years of Service
YR Firearms North prides ourselves on promoting public safety, professionalism, ethics and integrity. We offer quality courses, providing our students and the community with ongoing support throughout their shooting career. Our Instructors have an abundance of experience and continuously strive to raise the bar of excellence for our students and our communities.
We deliver these courses to novice or experienced shooters. Our main goal is to develop safe firearms handling and hunting skills for students who need a Possession Acquisition License (PAL) for recreation (hunting, participation in the shooting sport), employment (CBSA, Armed Security) and/or inheritance.
Your Safety is Our Priority! Our instructors are committed to making your experience with YR Firearms North positive and enjoyable. Once you have completed our course, we are confident you will be able to meet your legal and moral obligation as a firearm owner and hunter.
York Region Firearms Academy was established in 1994 by Richard Holmes a retired Captain of the Toronto Fire Department. Richard Holmes President and Chief Instructor brings 40 years shooting experience. YR Firearms North was established in 2016 by Janice Holmes.
Janice Holmes is designated by the Chief Firearms Officer to deliver the Canadian Firearms Safety Course(s). Janice is a member of the FSESO and her designation numbers is ON0977. Janice brings 29 years of shooting experience.
All FSESO members deliver the CFSC and CRFSC programs across Ontario, however we are a privately owned businesses.
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