You'll need to submit three copies of the completed but unsigned document (you can make two photocopies of the filled-out original). The Customs officer will verify the firearms listed on the form and witness your signature before he issues you a confirmation number. You will also need to pay a fee of $50 Canadian.
The declaration acts as a temporary license and is valid for 60 days. If you are in Canada longer than that, you will need to renew your declaration before it expires by calling the Chief Firearms Office (CFO) of the province or territory you are visiting. Contact the CFO at the number listed below. You may renew your temporary license any time during a 12-month period without paying an additional fee. You can register up to seven guns on one declaration form. If you return to Canada on a subsequent trip with different firearms, you may add them to your declaration form without having to pay the fee again as long as it's within the 12-month period. Just make sure you carry your certified Declaration Form wherever you go with your guns.
If you want to borrow a firearm in Canada instead of bringing your own, you can do so as long as you use the gun under "the direct and immediate supervision" of someone licensed to........(continued)