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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


Feb 12, 2016 RENATA ADLER
Feb 12, 2016 Monika McDole-Russell
Feb 12, 2016 Brandon Danaher
Feb 11, 2016 Robin Riley
Feb 11, 2016 Marie Bayliss
Feb 11, 2016 Wendi Walker
Feb 11, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Feb 11, 2016 Rebecca Watterson
Feb 10, 2016 Rhonda Mailey
Feb 10, 2016 (Name not displayed) STOP IMPORTING THESE PRODUCTS! Dogs and cats are domestic animals, NOT SOURCES FOR PRODUCTS! This is sick. This would be like skinning a kid. People will be judged for these actions and there will be hell to pay.
Feb 10, 2016 jenelle schrammel-davis
Feb 10, 2016 Elizabeth Coulter I can make a difference!
Feb 10, 2016 S. Keller
Feb 9, 2016 Jaime Klassen Why is Canada so primitive in regards to Animal Welfare laws and regulations? Shame on you Canada, for this and many other things. What an embarrassment, I want to move.
Feb 9, 2016 Laura Genovese
Feb 9, 2016 Mary Zindorf
Feb 8, 2016 Linda Close
Feb 8, 2016 Debra Cortez
Feb 8, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Feb 8, 2016 Anna Lo cascio
Feb 8, 2016 Ronel Roux PLEASE ban the import of all fur!
Feb 8, 2016 Raymond Greenwood
Feb 8, 2016 Beate Grobecker
Feb 8, 2016 nancy quettier
Feb 8, 2016 Elbouri Nadia
Feb 8, 2016 Catherine Tew
Feb 8, 2016 Wendy King
Feb 8, 2016 Rebecca Gibbins
Feb 7, 2016 Georgeanne Matranga
Feb 7, 2016 pamela zambriski
Feb 7, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Feb 7, 2016 Ray Uriarte
Feb 7, 2016 catherine lozee
Feb 7, 2016 Debra Nourse
Feb 7, 2016 April Bowerman It's just so wrong.
Feb 7, 2016 kathleen parsley
Feb 7, 2016 Nelly Rivera
Feb 7, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Feb 6, 2016 Jessica Self
Feb 6, 2016 Meray Dedeci
Feb 6, 2016 Brigitte Richiardi
Feb 6, 2016 Maria Alonso
Feb 6, 2016 Heather R
Feb 6, 2016 Csilla Csendes Fur wearing of any kind is disgrace on humanity. Once upon a time it was a necessity, but this is the 21st century. One does not need fur anymore to survive, people who wear fur only do that out of pure vanity, or outdated tradition.
Feb 6, 2016 Manon Zucka
Feb 6, 2016 Jane Powell
Feb 6, 2016 giovanni patricia
Feb 5, 2016 Sofi Nordstrom
Feb 5, 2016 de Minelli Gina
Feb 5, 2016 Florence Montague Humans are the worst!!

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