The Stray Animals Act

Res #: 11-04M
Number: 11
Year: 2004
Midterm: Yes
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No

Resolution No. 11-04M

WHEREAS, stray animals continue to be a problem within municipalities; and

WHEREAS, The Stray Animals Act does not meet the needs of many municipalities;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the SARM Board, in conjunction with interested stakeholders, review The Stray Animals Act and make recommendations to make it a more effective piece of legislation.

Response from Honourable Mark Wartman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization:

SAFRR appreciates the input received from the SARM Board at a recent meeting held to discuss SARM's concerns with the current Act. SAFRR is currently examining options to address the concerns that were identified and will be holding discussions with municipal and livestock industry representatives regarding possible changes to the Act.