Originally Posted by Kommandant_keen
Correct me if I'm wrong, but under Canadian law, doesn't 'Replica' firearm mean it cannot shoot anything but look like the real thing? Thus airsoft should not be replica since it shoots BB's. I e-mailed the firearms agency a while back and that's what she told me. Maybe laws have changed since.
Law enforcement generally treats it like that, the CBSA doesn't. However, if you use an airsoft gun, paintball gun, pellet gun, water pistol, or whatever during the commission of a crime it's treated just like a real firearm.