Originally Posted by lurkingknight
I was under the impression that extendable batons are forbidden devices in canada. I recall seeing it on the big chart of 'things we don't allow to be imported' at the border.
Forbidden from importation, not possession i believe. Similar to how airsoft guns shooting under 300 fps are restricted replicas aka not allowed to import, but are legal to own and purchase in country. Cops and private security are allowed to use and possess batons in Canada.