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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


Jul 6, 2015 Gülşen ELTEZ
Jul 6, 2015 PATSY A MATTHEWS STOP IT NOW
Jul 6, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 6, 2015 Melanie MacKerron
Jul 6, 2015 mary pasanen
Jul 6, 2015 A.M.M. Becker
Jul 5, 2015 w loupe I was not buying anything from Canada before, now this I just another reason not to, but I will be on the phone to all my pals who are animal lovers to tell them
Jul 5, 2015 Henry Wolfskill How would you like you pet dog or cat skinned to make fur products. This is deplorable!
Jul 5, 2015 Mariano Virdia
Jul 5, 2015 Jennifer Ramsay
Jul 5, 2015 Julie Ernst
Jul 5, 2015 Gunnar Lien
Jul 4, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 4, 2015 Ana Andre
Jul 4, 2015 Daphne Braga
Jul 3, 2015 Diane Jensen
Jul 3, 2015 Deborah Hall No animal should loose their life for some stupid garment or anything else for that matter
Jul 3, 2015 catherine garrigus
Jul 3, 2015 Judith Vincent
Jul 3, 2015 Andrea Hancock
Jul 3, 2015 Monique Buys
Jul 3, 2015 Suzie Ford
Jul 3, 2015 Linda Mazak
Jul 3, 2015 Andrea Giza-O'Neill
Jul 3, 2015 Linda Abbott I will not purchase Canadian made anything until this AND the baby seal massacre is stopped by gov't mandate.
Jul 3, 2015 Robert Schors
Jul 3, 2015 Carolina Luzardo
Jul 3, 2015 MARY Kruchowski Really Canada? Your killing of seals must also be stopped.
Jul 3, 2015 marian selim
Jul 3, 2015 Valentina Adamo
Jul 3, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 3, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 2, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jul 2, 2015 Lindsay Elliott
Jul 1, 2015 Steve Watson Isn't killing baby seals enough? You want to add kitties and puppies too?
Jun 30, 2015 Leslie Rout
Jun 30, 2015 margitta cudlin
Jun 30, 2015 kelly jessen
Jun 30, 2015 Helga Lobinger That cruelty must be stopped.
Jun 30, 2015 jasna chi
Jun 29, 2015 monica Dutton Fur of any kind is an atrocity! Technology has produced so many "man made" materials that work better than due. There is NO reason to kill any animal for its skin.
Jun 29, 2015 Mary Sanchez how do people even think about doing that to the kittens and puppies.......unreal people
Jun 29, 2015 Laurie Izzo
Jun 29, 2015 debi robertson For these beautiful animals to die for such a disgusting and useless reason defies what I believe to be Canadian values. Stop importing of these products now...
Jun 29, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jun 29, 2015 Maria Ploghammar
Jun 29, 2015 (Name not displayed)
Jun 28, 2015 Carolann Hynes
Jun 28, 2015 Lorraine Young
Jun 28, 2015 Sandy Massicotte This is DISGUSTING n inhumane!!!

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