Ontario, Canada: Committee public hearing on Bill 16, April 18 & 25

The Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills will hold public hearings on Ontario Bill 16 (to repeal the province-wide “pit bull” ban) on April 18 at 8:00 AM in Room 1 and again on April 25. More information about attending committee hearings.

If you wish to make a written submission in support of Bill 16, please read the below information.

Bill 16, An Act to amend the Animals for Research Act and the Dog Owners’ Liability Act with respect to pit bulls

The Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills will meet to consider Bill 16, An Act to amend the Animals for Research Act and the Dog Owners’ Liability Act with respect to pit bulls.

The Committee intends to hold public hearings in Toronto on Wednesday, April 18 and Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

Interested people who wish to be considered to make an oral presentation on Bill 16 should contact the Clerk of the Committee by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2012. [Testimony sign-up date already passed.]

Those who do not wish to make an oral presentation but wish to comment on the Bill may send written submissions to the Clerk of the Committee at the address below by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, April 25, 2012.

An electronic version of the Bill is available on the Legislative Assembly website at: http://www.ontla.on.ca

Room 1405, Whitney Block/Bureau 1405, édifice Whitney
Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON  M7A 1A2
Telephone/Téléphone: (416) 325-3506
Facsimile/Télécopieur: (416) 325-3505
TTY/ATS: (416) 325-3538
E-mail/Courriel: tamara_pomanski@ontla.ola.org

Read More About Bill 16

Previous alerts for Bill 16: http://stopbsl.com/?s=%22Bill+16%22

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

Local groups working for Bill 16: http://supporthersheysbill.com/http://www.bringbackthebulls.com/

Facebook pages/groups: http://www.facebook.com/groups/168292380876/ http://www.facebook.com/Supporting.Hersheys.Bill

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2 responses to “Ontario, Canada: Committee public hearing on Bill 16, April 18 & 25

  1. I was unable to watch the webcast this morning, is there anyone who has a copy of the meeting in video format?