do not require a Firearms Permit in order to have a non-restricted
firearm at a location other than where it is registered, nor to transport
it. After January 1, 2001, you will need your Firearms License (FL) and,
after January 1, 2003, your Registration Card for the firearm.
You do need a permit for a restricted firearm, though. These permits are called "Authorizations to Transport" (ATT). There are two basic versions: those issued for a specific point-to-point occasion, and those issued for multiple events or for an extended period.
If you acquire a firearm, if you move, or if you take your restricted firearm to a gunsmith, or to a gunshop, or to a gun show, you would get a one-time ATT by calling the Canadian Firearms Centre at 1-800-731-4000.
If you use your firearm for work, or if you belong to a gun club and want to use your restricted firearm for target practice, you would get an ATT valid for an extended period of time (up to 3 years). This permit is obtained by and through the organization you belong to -- i.e. the gun club, or your employer.
Certain individuals who need restricted firearms for protection against predators in the wilderness (trappers, prospectors), or for survival (bush pilots), can obtain such a permit through the CFC, after completing a special wilderness training course.