Pit Bull Ban

Calgary Councillor Suggests Muzzling All Dogs As Puppies

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

A rash of serious dog attacks in Calgary has at least once city councillor suggesting all dogs be muzzled for their first year of life. Ward 2 Cou...

It Is Time To Ban Pit Bulls Across Canada

Jesse Ferreras | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada Living
Jesse Ferreras

How many children will have to be maimed before Canada's provinces ban pit bulls? The question has weighed on me since Boss, a five-year-old pit bull, nearly tore the nose off Ottawa tot Cali Leclair. A pit bull ban in every province would not be illegal. It would not be unconstitutional. It wouldn't even really assume that all pit bulls are inherently bad. It would simply take stock of overwhelming evidence

POLL: Is It Time To Restrict Pit Bulls In B.C.?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A pack of aggressive pit bulls is terrorizing a town east of Chilliwack B.C. and there's nothing the police can do about it. According to The Chill...

Racism, Doggie-Style

Peter Worthington | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Currently, Ontario legislation identifies Staffordshire bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers, American pit bull terriers, and "a dog that has the appearance . . . substantially similar to any of those dogs," warrant being banned, or killed. To put the above in human terms, that's akin to deciding guilt on the basis of appearance, not behaviour: It's a Ku Klux Klan law.