The bill; check the Department of Justice website.
Springers are only sold to those 18 and over too, and are in low supply to reduce the amount of mis-use.
I know you cant see the buy/sell forum, but if all was that horrible there would be no Retailers in the list at the top of the page.
Almost every week someone new comes here and freaks out that this is illegal. We're still here, that says something, right?
So relax, contact local fields (2 in Ottawa), get your parents involved and see what happens.
Oh, getting familiar with guns outside of an authorized field is a mistake. Only play where you are supposed to, specially in Quebec.
Nobody will sell you a gun until they know you, and to know you... you must go to fields and meet people. See the catch?