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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


Feb 21, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 21, 2017 Marie Delagarza
Feb 21, 2017 Anne Marie Gorman This is barbaric! Please stop it immediately.
Feb 21, 2017 Marilyn Appleby
Feb 20, 2017 sarah craven Shame on you...........
Feb 20, 2017 Eleonora De Giorgio
Feb 20, 2017 Caterina Raviglione
Feb 20, 2017 Malin Sjömark
Feb 19, 2017 Major Escape
Feb 19, 2017 Kim Miller
Feb 19, 2017 sarah weisberg
Feb 18, 2017 Debra Nelligan
Feb 18, 2017 melissa bird Fur is dead animals and illustrates a person's absolute vanity and contempt for other living beings. Scary stuff.
Feb 18, 2017 Julia Eliot-Roy Is Canada part of the civilised world?Shame on you.
Feb 16, 2017 Dale Peterson
Feb 16, 2017 Julie Cipale
Feb 16, 2017 Barb Breese
Feb 16, 2017 bonnie anderson
Feb 16, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 16, 2017 Jennifer Brown
Feb 16, 2017 Barb Rysdale
Feb 16, 2017 Kathy Sparrow
Feb 16, 2017 Christine Rochette
Feb 16, 2017 Ming Lau ban all cats an dogs fur exports they r harmless pets
Feb 15, 2017 Travis Griffith
Feb 15, 2017 Dorian Charles Animal lives matter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Feb 15, 2017 Cheryl MacKay
Feb 15, 2017 Jan Meyer
Feb 15, 2017 STACEY O'BRIEN
Feb 14, 2017 Robyn Burt DO THE RIGHT THING!
Feb 14, 2017 Susan Tatum
Feb 14, 2017 Joyce Lee
Feb 14, 2017 Naomi Martin
Feb 14, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 14, 2017 Jessica Hillan
Feb 14, 2017 Janice Kyle
Feb 14, 2017 Heidi Moschetti
Feb 14, 2017 Mark Bonaparte
Feb 14, 2017 Dunja Srdanovic
Feb 14, 2017 Sara Lazarus
Feb 14, 2017 Ray Raymond
Feb 14, 2017 Anna Price
Feb 14, 2017 Miranda Atawish
Feb 14, 2017 Rachel Buber
Feb 13, 2017 Melissa Pacheco
Feb 12, 2017 Elizabeth Michalec
Feb 12, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 12, 2017 amelia vitale
Feb 10, 2017 (Name not displayed) Please
Feb 10, 2017 Angela Coulibaly

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