These public places are not covered under the law, which prohibits possession of a firearm on certain premises of designated institutions, on school transportation and on public transportation, with the exception of taxis.
Designated institutions where the presence of firearms is prohibited:
- preschools, elementary and secondary schools;
- post-secondary colleges;
- general and vocational colleges;
- vocational training centres;
- adult education centres;
- childcare centres;
- day care centres;
- school day care services.
Possession of a firearm is also prohibited on the premises where home childcare services are provided.
Regulations do, however, make provisions for exclusions and exemptions.