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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


Sep 27, 2016 Niall Lawlor
Sep 27, 2016 carol gagnon
Sep 27, 2016 Christine Henri
Sep 26, 2016 Karen Terry
Sep 25, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 25, 2016 lia onda
Sep 24, 2016 Lisa Evans PATHETIC HUMANS!
Sep 24, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 23, 2016 William Wilson
Sep 23, 2016 arline lohli
Sep 23, 2016 Robert H Powell using cat/dog fur is disgusting!
Sep 23, 2016 Pat Adams
Sep 23, 2016 Keaven Van Lom
Sep 23, 2016 zana midmore
Sep 23, 2016 Kim Fox
Sep 23, 2016 EDWARD CUBERO
Sep 23, 2016 Kari Lindewirth
Sep 23, 2016 Betty Seger
Sep 22, 2016 Sandra Lubrano
Sep 21, 2016 Genevieve Gates
Sep 21, 2016 Charmaine Shannon
Sep 20, 2016 Anne Smith Ban these imports.They are obtained by the cruelist of inhumane methods.
Sep 20, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 20, 2016 Sharron Duthie
Sep 20, 2016 Carol Watkins Buying cat and dog skins so you can sell seal skins? Really? Stop selling the seal skins, too.
Sep 20, 2016 Joan Yanicke
Sep 20, 2016 Cinzia Moore
Sep 19, 2016 Melissa Suarez
Sep 19, 2016 Pilar Tornero Martinez
Sep 18, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 17, 2016 Angie Beach
Sep 17, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Sep 17, 2016 Nicole DiMichele
Sep 17, 2016 Kathy Wall
Sep 17, 2016 Olena Burym
Sep 16, 2016 Birgith Persson
Sep 16, 2016 Kelly Mack
Sep 16, 2016 Susan Mathias
Sep 16, 2016 Heather Corry
Sep 16, 2016 Marie Armandy
Sep 16, 2016 Borassi Rita
Sep 16, 2016 Joscelynne Bride Ban the import of these furs right now! Set an example that we will not support this barbaric practice. Cats and dogs are companion animals and deserve our protection and care.
Sep 16, 2016 Melissa Randall
Sep 16, 2016 Ursela Rabe
Sep 16, 2016 natalie collins
Sep 16, 2016 Sharon Ofenstein
Sep 16, 2016 Michelle Pestana Stop allowing this to happen!!! Canada needs to stop allowing this to happen.
Sep 16, 2016 Mark Turner
Sep 15, 2016 Elinor Turrill How be we use your skin for shoes. I loath people that are so cruel to animals.
Sep 15, 2016 Barb Pyle

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