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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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To the Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister of Canada:

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


Mar 23, 2017 Andrea Harrison
Mar 21, 2017 DOROTHY MILLIGAN
Mar 21, 2017 Valéria Menicucci
Mar 20, 2017 Marian Baer It is so important to publicize this nightmare, especially with the Raccoon dogs in China for UGG boots! I tell as many people as possible. Once people are aware, they will not buy the products!
Mar 20, 2017 Andrea Stange
Mar 20, 2017 Hannah Weil
Mar 19, 2017 Rena Western
Mar 19, 2017 Lisa Vaugh
Mar 18, 2017 beverly wall
Mar 18, 2017 alice VanKoevering Let's use faux fur, not real fur. These animals need to be free to live their natural lives!
Mar 18, 2017 gwendolyn andary
Mar 18, 2017 Stephanie Branom
Mar 16, 2017 Katie Sceats
Mar 16, 2017 Lawanda Cox The culprits doing this should be skinned for their hides. Now that would be justice.
Mar 16, 2017 John and Deborah Haynes
Mar 16, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 16, 2017 Susan Benavidez
Mar 16, 2017 Hope Dwyer
Mar 15, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 15, 2017 Anne Snyder
Mar 15, 2017 Cathrine Loiborg
Mar 15, 2017 April Reyes
Mar 15, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 15, 2017 Monica Ciapini
Mar 15, 2017 Susan LaFond Surely Canadian sensibilities are more evolved than to continue to allow this practice!
Mar 15, 2017 Angel Salazar-Kinsey
Mar 15, 2017 Paul Statman
Mar 15, 2017 Mary Markey
Mar 14, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 14, 2017 Lorri Goldman
Mar 14, 2017 kathleen stanger
Mar 14, 2017 Jill Polanycia
Mar 14, 2017 Brittany Nelson
Mar 14, 2017 Michele Dechert
Mar 14, 2017 Marie Willow
Mar 14, 2017 Natasha Jenkins
Mar 13, 2017 Terri Robb
Mar 13, 2017 jennifer pies
Mar 13, 2017 Beatriz Zebadua
Mar 13, 2017 sabine becker
Mar 13, 2017 GERI GASIOROWSKI
Mar 12, 2017 Suzanne Bonner
Mar 12, 2017 Kelly Timon
Mar 12, 2017 Susan b
Mar 12, 2017 Ann Achuff
Mar 12, 2017 Kristin Dubovsky
Mar 11, 2017 ARIANNE CUSTER
Mar 11, 2017 Beatrice Narbona
Mar 11, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Mar 11, 2017 Angela Tune

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