MPP introduces bill to lift five-year-old ban on pit bulls
Veterinarians urge law change to target aggressive dogs
By Linda Nguyen, Canwest News Service May 11, 2010 8:28 AM
Nearly five years after a controversial pit bull ban came into effect in Ontario, critics are still fighting to have the legislation overturned, arguing that it has led to the unwarranted deaths of hundreds of dogs yet has not decreased the number of dog attacks.
One of the people leading the fight is Ontario MPP Cheri DiNovo, who introduced a private member’s bill Monday urging for the immediate removal of the amendment targeting pit bulls in the Dog Owner’s Liability Act.
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