Ontario: Bill 16 second reading and rally, Feb 23

UPDATE 2/23/12: Bill 16 passed second reading. Read today’s update here.

Bill 16, which would repeal the breed ban in the Canadian province of Ontario, is scheduled for a second reading on Feb 23. Supporters of the bill have planned a large rally in Queen’s Park (Toronto) on Feb 23 beginning at 11:30 am, and the bill sponsors will also be there.

We have had a major BSL repeal already this year in the U.S. (Ohio!) Please help spread the word and get supporters out in force at Queen’s Park. To have another large government pass BSL repeal in the same year would definitely make a statement, especially to those places that are considering BSL.

Contact your Ontario MPP: http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/members/members_current.do?locale=en

If you would like to help repeal Ontario’s ban, attend the bill hearings, or send your support to Canadian MPPs, please visit http://supporthersheysbill.com/ to get all the details.

To attend the rally or get details on it, visit the Facebook event http://www.facebook.com/pages/Stop-BSL/54038162966#!/events/328749180474081/

You may read the text of Bill 16 here: http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/bills/bills_detail.do?locale=en&Intranet&BillID=2552

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