On August 21, 2016, the DLCC issued a press release about the Montreal boycott. Here is the text of that release in English and French. Following that is the petition itself.
Why the Toronto Star’s October 2014 editorial saying that Ontario’s “pit bull” ban has worked is not only misleading, but also uses statistics that are scientifically impossible to obtain with any accuracy.
More than 36 hours after a serious dog attack on a toddler in Ontario, I have only been able to find three news stories about the incident and I suspect that the only reason why is because the dog was identified as something other than a “pit bull”.
Ontario Dog Walk Reminds Of Missed Opportunity for Increased Safety – Dog lovers in Ontario are set to converge Saturday on Queen’s Park for The Million Mutt March to End B.S.L..
Earlier this year, I introduced someone to the movie “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”. When we got to the Witch scene, I was struck by the similarities between a “witch hunt” and a “pit bull hunt”.
It seems that George Jonas is more than willing to take on Barbara Kay about breed-specific legislation.
I originally wrote this article in August 2006. I’m reposting it after my radio interview today because the whole process of preparing for the interview has revived some of my thoughts on the role of media in breed-specific legislation.
Thomas Walkom was outspoken against the Ontario ban in 2004 and 2005 and was one of the voices of reason in the media at the time. It’s nice to see he’s still speaking out. Thanks, Thomas.
A satirical look at the Toronto Star’s “pit bulls are dangerous” editorial.
So let’s see how much airplay/newsprint this story gets, since the attacking dog clearly can’t be reported as a “pit bull”.