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On October 16, 2013 Member of Parliament, Libby Davies (NDP, Vancouver-East), introduced Bill C-296. If passed this bill would ban the import and sale of dog and cat fur, and would make labeling fur products mandatory.
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In some parts of the world, cats and dogs are raised and brutally skinned for their beautiful fur. The Canadian Government is afraid that a ban on these furs would endanger international sales of Canadian products made of baby seal skins. So it allows imported clothing made of dog and cat fur, and does not even require the fur to be labeled.

Nobody wants fashion at the price of pets’ lives. Tell Canada’s Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister to ban imported dog and cat furs. Sign & tell a friend today!

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Dear The Right Honourable Stephen Harper and The Honourable Gerry Ritz:

You should be ashamed of Canada's lax standards for imported products! Please listen to both Canadian and worldwide opinion and ban the importation and sale of products containing dog and cat fur, similar to the actions already taken by the European Union and the United States.

Selling garments made from the skins of dogs and cats goes against the wishes of almost all Canadian citizens, yet in an internal memo your government opposed the ban because it weakens Canadian efforts to promote the sale of seal skins to other countries. Because Canadian law does not require the content of fur garments to be disclosed on the label, Canadian consumers have no way of knowing when they are purchasing products made from the skins of cats and dogs.

Allowing Canadian consumers to unknowingly purchase imported products made from cat and dog fur in defense of the sealing industry is unconscionable and horrifying.

Please immediately reverse Canadian government policy and ban the importation and sale of all garments made with dog and cat fur.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Aug 27, 2016 Carla Horn Stupid people! Who on earth would want to wear dog and cat fur? Stop this brutal practice now.
Aug 27, 2016 Candice Baynes
Aug 26, 2016 Kristine Richter
Aug 26, 2016 Marlène Bisson
Aug 25, 2016 Norma Peet
Aug 24, 2016 Forrest Reinke
Aug 24, 2016 Kari Stanton
Aug 24, 2016 Anne-Britt Ose Kaltun
Aug 24, 2016 monika pettersen
Aug 24, 2016 Leslie Perritt
Aug 24, 2016 Dahlia Berencia
Aug 23, 2016 Jeremy Bailey
Aug 22, 2016 Georgina Covarrubias
Aug 21, 2016 Agi Bako
Aug 20, 2016 Averill Waterhouse
Aug 20, 2016 Deborah Jones
Aug 20, 2016 Marilyn Yeutsy
Aug 20, 2016 Virginia Dempsey
Aug 20, 2016 marie Dupouy
Aug 20, 2016 jane mcconville
Aug 20, 2016 dilek demirel
Aug 20, 2016 Pietra McNamara
Aug 20, 2016 Sam McLeod
Aug 19, 2016 Hazel Kuffer
Aug 19, 2016 Cynthia Turner
Aug 19, 2016 Armand D'Alessandro
Aug 19, 2016 Divya Priyanath
Aug 19, 2016 Fonda D'Alessandro
Aug 19, 2016 Cynthia Von Schlehenried Sad that we even need a petition for this, I did not even know this was done.
Aug 19, 2016 Margaret Case
Aug 19, 2016 Flavia Perizzolo
Aug 19, 2016 kathy wunderlich
Aug 19, 2016 Melissa Hatfield
Aug 18, 2016 Ralph Sporck
Aug 18, 2016 ernesto meloni
Aug 17, 2016 Mary Alexander
Aug 17, 2016 Juanice Burroughs
Aug 17, 2016 Janet Monte
Aug 17, 2016 Elizabeth Keenan
Aug 17, 2016 April Reyes
Aug 17, 2016 hidemi shimazaki
Aug 17, 2016 Colleen McGovern
Aug 16, 2016 Carina Hutcheson
Aug 15, 2016 elvira molina Absurdo permitirem uma Crueldade dessas Abuso de inocentes animais que ridiculos
Aug 15, 2016 Amanda Bridgeman
Aug 15, 2016 Cheryl Lechtanski
Aug 15, 2016 Jody Draznin
Aug 15, 2016 kyle young DISGRACEFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aug 15, 2016 Olga Espinosa
Aug 15, 2016 Maria Russo

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