Are you or someone you know taking their first shot at shooting? Look no further than air guns! From curious beginners to family competitions, air guns offer a safe, easy, and affordable way to start shooting! Plus, take advantage of this special perk Canada offers: No PAL needed if the muzzle velocity is under 500 FPS. So, whether you’re looking for your first gun or your hundredth, here are 5 guns anyone in Canada can own 2023 edition.

This blog is an update of our popular blog, No PAL? No problem, pal! 5 guns anyone in Canada can own from 2021.

Umarex Ruger 10/22

Get the look and feel of the popular Ruger 10/22 without needing a PAL. This replica of the legendary rifle includes an adjustable rear sight, scope mounting rails, and a removable 10-round rotary magazine.

  • Caliber: .177
  • Ammo Type: Pellet
  • Action: Semi-Auto
  • Power Source: CO2
  • FPS: 450
  • Ammo Capacity: 10

Umarex Air Sabre

This new air rifle category could soon revolutionize the world of big game hunting. The Umarex AirSaber is a no strings attached arrow rifle packing all sorts of innovative features. Not yet legal for hunting in Canada, this air rifle is unique, accurate, and doesn’t require a PAL. If the air archery category catches on, it could create new hunting and target shooting opportunities.

  • Caliber: N/A
  • Ammo Type: Arrow
  • Action: Single Shot
  • Power Source: PCP
  • FPS: 400

Daisy Pink Lever Action Carbine

A first gun for many, the Daisy Pink Lever Action Carbine Model 1999 is a classic BB gun which features pink wood on the stock and forearm. For the last few generations, it’s proven to be an excellent training tool for introducing youth to shooting. This rifle is packaged with ammo, safety glasses, and a target. Everything you need for a full day of shooting fun.

  • Caliber: 4.5 mm
  • Ammo Type: BB
  • Action: Lever
  • Power Source: Spring
  • FPS: 350
  • Ammo Capacity: 650

Bryna SD Kinetic Launcher

The Byrna Launcher is a powerful and effective air pistol. Powered by CO2, the Byrna Launcher shoots .68 caliber round kinetic projectiles. The ambidextrous launcher comes in a kit with everything you need to blast some targets and keep your home safe.

  • Caliber: .68
  • Ammo Type: Kinetic Projectile
  • Action: Semi-Auto
  • Power Source: CO2
  • FPS: 300
  • Ammo Capacity: 7


This fully auto tactical style air rifle comes loaded with features any shooter would want. Six-position adjustable butt stock, 30-round drop-out magazine, quad rail forearm, blowback action, and did we mention it can shoot 1400 rounds per minute? 

  • Caliber: 4.5 mm
  • Ammo Type: BB
  • Action: Fully-Automatic
  • Power Source: 2 x CO2
  • FPS: 430
  • Magazine Capacity: 30

Interested in more air guns? Check out our full selection here.

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