Originally Posted by ancorp
Let me put it to you simply this way. There are MANY .22 caliber pellet guns here in Canada with the rating of just under 500fps, with pellets 11-15grains at that velocity. That exceeds the energy limit, but not the velocity limit. Not a firearm, no PAL required, I own several.
There are also people selling airsoft guns between individuals, which is supposed to be a no-no. My whole point is that not all laws are enforced the way they're written. Your example only shows how bizarre Canada's control of replica firearm can be.