City Seeks Feedback Re: Proposed Montreal Animal Control Bylaw
As you may know,
City of Montreal is currently reviewing the By-Law Concerning Animal Control and would like to hear from the public about animal management issues.
CKC encourages all Montreal members to have their say by taking the City’s web survey, available until March 4
. Members may also register for a series of public consultation meetings that run from February 24 to March 3
(note space is limited
) or submit a brief to firstname.lastname@example.org
Have your say about Montreal’s animal control bylaw here
Province Seeks Feedback as Quebec Bill 128 Moves Forward
CKC has learned that the Province of Quebec will be moving forward with Bill 128: An Act to promote the protection of persons by establishing a framework with regard to dogs
. The proposed laws include breed specific provisions that have the capacity to both ban dogs listed as “Potentially Dangerous”, province-wide and ultimately provide a gateway for additional breeds to be added to this list at any time—potentially condemning all dogs in Quebec. In addition, the Bill does not prevent municipalities from adopting stricter standards set out in the Act and regulations.
CKC has requested the opportunity to present to the Parliamentary Committee and awaits confirmation. Parliamentary Committee dates are set for March 20-22.
Have your say about Bill 128 here:
- Comment directly through the Assemblée nationale du Québec website: Comment here.
- Comment via this form here on-screen and submit it electronically or download, fill out by hand and mail to: Direction du secrétariat des commissions, Édifice Pamphile Le May, 1035, rue des Parlementaires, 3e étage, Québec (Québec) G1A 1A3
- Download and sign this template letter and send to your local MNA by email or by mail to: Monsieur Martin Coiteux, Ministre de la Sécurité publique, Tour des Laurentides, 2525, boulevard Laurier, 5e étage Québec (Québec) G1V 2L2.
Be sure to follow the comment drafting guidelines
. Comments will be forwarded to MNAs, ministers and their staff.
Your feedback is critical, as it will assist in the development of newly proposed animal control laws that are reasonable, enforceable and non-discriminatory.