The proposed legislation would also ban the use of such animals in performances.
The NDP MP said his bill fulfills a promise he made to himself as a residential school survivor.
A recent investigation into the Thunder Bay Police Services Board highlights broader issues inherent to Canadian police.
He reportedly said the term was not in his vocabulary.
"The shame of those who abused children in their institutions in the past is now theirs to wear."
Murray Sinclair was also the head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Justice Murray Sinclair was tapped for the role of TRC Chief Commissioner when the first Commission came to a sudden end with the resignation of its first Chair Justice Harry LaForme and the two other co-Commissioners. It was up to Senator Sinclair to repair the process and move it forward which he did with a sense of both urgency and grace.
In total, 94 recommendations were made.
The question of what to do with the records of deeply personal testimony from thousands of survivors of Indian residential schools lands on the doorstep of Ontario's top court Tuesday.
The children of residential schools became unable to answer simple questions: "Where do I come from? Where am I going? Why am I here? And who am I?"