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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.


Petition Signatures

Jun 24, 2016 Michelle Gabriel
Jun 24, 2016 Karen Fogel
Jun 24, 2016 Janice LittleJohn
Jun 23, 2016 karen turco
Jun 23, 2016 Lubna Saied
Jun 23, 2016 Dianna Buchli
Jun 23, 2016 irene miller
Jun 23, 2016 martine lavaud
Jun 23, 2016 Elizabeth Newcomb What a horrible thing to do! What kind of human beings buy this?
Jun 22, 2016 Jieun Bak
Jun 22, 2016 Kathleen Winter
Jun 22, 2016 Charlotte Gressett
Jun 22, 2016 karine tremblay
Jun 22, 2016 Robin St.Clair
Jun 22, 2016 Kelly Gutowski
Jun 21, 2016 Kristi Hermanson
Jun 21, 2016 Nancy Boderick Please end the imported products made with dog and cat fur! This is very cruel and inhumane!
Jun 21, 2016 Kinga Kaczmarek
Jun 21, 2016 Brandy Hector
Jun 21, 2016 shellie cavallaro
Jun 20, 2016 Laura Roberts
Jun 20, 2016 Rita Hammond
Jun 19, 2016 Jane Kohan
Jun 19, 2016 jill Gallager
Jun 19, 2016 RENATA FLIS
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Jun 19, 2016 Brook Hall
Jun 18, 2016 Elena Fedotova
Jun 18, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 17, 2016 Kelly Ainley
Jun 17, 2016 J. Doe
Jun 17, 2016 Paola Venezia
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Jun 16, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 16, 2016 JoAnn Dunn
Jun 15, 2016 Wendy Smith
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Jun 15, 2016 Lotta Larsen
Jun 15, 2016 James Thrailkill
Jun 15, 2016 Barbara Scott Stop sending cats and dogs to Canada!
Jun 14, 2016 CHRIS KULCZAK
Jun 13, 2016 Susanne Petry
Jun 13, 2016 Jessica Trotti Have a soul and feel that soul of the lives of others and I am not very sure how to do the same and support the whole idea of fur to look good. I seriously feel like I am near evil when you are buying it to be able to get attention but it is bad not good
Jun 11, 2016 sharon gooding
Jun 11, 2016 Sandra MacNeil
Jun 11, 2016 David Miller
Jun 10, 2016 Sharon Sloat
Jun 9, 2016 Cyndie Parz Would you want your own family pet sold off and skinned alive? Animals are LIVING BEINGS - how about you get with the 21st century!

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