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Write your MP in support of Bill C-468, to reduce transport times

MP Alexandra Mendes tabled Bill C-468 on October 28, 2009, in the House of Commons. The bill calls for a significant decrease in allowable transport times for farm animals. To read the bill, click here.


Either copy and paste the letter below to e-mail your MP, or download the pdf version at the bottom of this page, then fill it out and mail to your Member of Parliament, House of Commons, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A6. No postage is required.

MP information available here

Encourage friends, family, co-workers and Facebook friends to do the same. The more letters received by MPs, the more it will focus attention on animal transport. When MPs receive mail on issues, they seek further information, putting pressure on the government to act.

Dear MP___________________________,

Re: Bill C-468, a Bill to reduce allowable transport times for farm animals

I am writing to ask for your support for Bill C-468, a bill which reduces allowable transport times for farm animals from 52 hours for cattle, sheep and goats to twelve hours, and from 36 hours to eight hours for poultry, pigs and horses.

Thank you in advance.


Address: ______________________________________________________________________
Municipality:____________________________ Province: ______________________________
Postal code: _____________________________

For a pdf copy that you can print and fill in, click here: Letter to MP