ACTION ALERT: Support Bill C-247 to End Fur Farming

Photo of a fox on a Quebec fur farm in 2014. Photo by Jo-Anne McArthur / Getty Images

MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith today introduced Bill C-247, a private members’ bill to end fur farming in Canada.

The Fur-Bearers strongly support Bill C-247 and are encouraging individuals contact their local Member of Parliament (MP) using the automated form below. International visitors may email the Prime Minister’s office directly at pm@pm.gc.ca using the key points provided below. 

If you’d like an overview of fur farming in Canada, please click here to see our science and government data-based information. It will open in a new window so you can easily come back here to use the form below.

Key Points:

  • 74% of Canadians support ending fur farming nationally.
  • Fur farming presents ongoing risks to public health through the mutation and spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
  • Fur farming is not an important economic driver in Canada.
  • Nations around the world have banned fur farming for welfare and public health reasons over the last decade.
  • Fur farming is provincially regulated, but the federal government is capable of ending the practice nationally.

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