This is why airguns are given their own classification by the good people at the Canadian Firearms Program; and airsoft falls into this category. Feel free to call them if you like, they'll be happy to answer any of your questions.
And just to end this debate here is the airgun specific legalities:
ďREALITY IS LIKE A STONE. TO MANY ITíS HARD AND COLD, THEY CANíT HUG IT OR EAT IT, IT ONLY FRUSTERATES THEM AND DOESNíT DO THEM MUCH GOOD. TO OTHERS ITíS STRONG AND DEPENDABLE, YOU CAN BUILD WITH IT, BUILD UPON IT, OR WORK WITH IT, ALSO USE IT TO SMASH PEOPLE IN THE FACE.Ē