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 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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