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Canadian legislator is trying to revive Bill 16, to overturn Ontario’s pit bull ban

People have been working hard trying to get Ontario’s pit bull ban overturned.  Bill 16, a bill to repeal the ban, had tri-party support and was moving forward towards its 3rd reading. Then a hitch occurred when Premier Dalton McGuinty … Continue reading

Ontario Bill 16: Out of committee, but will it get 3rd reading?

Bill 16, which would repeal the Ontario breed ban, has moved to the House for a third reading. Unfortunately, it’s unclear whether the bill will get called for a third reading. If it does not, it will die. The bill … Continue reading

Ontario, Canada: Final committee hearing on Bill 16, May 9

Bill 16, which would repeal the breed ban in Ontario, will have a final hearing in the Standing Committee of Regulations and Private Bills on May 9 at 9:00 AM. If the bill passes the committee, it will be ready … Continue reading

Ontario, Canada: Bill 16 committee testimony from April 18 hearing

Bill 16, which would repeal the Ontario breed ban, had a public hearing in committee on April 18. Testimony was unanimously in favor of Bill 16 and breed ban repeal. Several excellent speakers made smart arguments. If you would like … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Ontario: Bill 16 passes second reading

Ontario Bill 16, which would repeal the province-wide “pit bull” ban, passed its second reading today by a vote of 51 to 26. The bill was then referred to the Standing Committee on Regulations and Private Bills. Contact the following members … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading