We share your concerns and have expressed them directly to the Ontario SPCA and the Government of Ontario which have made an independent decision acting under their own legal authority. The Humane Society of Canada has no legal authority over their judgements or decisions.

The power to appoint or revoke the appointment of officers is granted by the Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Monte Kwinter. The OSPCA administers the law on behalf of the government. In our opinion, for saving the life of this wonderful dog, “Cyrus”, Inspector Smith deserves a medal, not a suspension or condemnation. A copy of our letter to the OSPCA can be found here ; as well, a copy of our letter to the Hon. Monte Kwinter can be found here .

We are asking you to write directly to the CEO of the Ontario SPCA and the Minister of Community Safety & Correctional Services to add your voice to our own:

 

Kate MacDonald
Chief Executive Officer
Ontario SPCA
16586 Woodbine Avenue, RR 3
Newmarket, ON L3Y 4W1

T) 1-888-668-7722
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Hon. Monte Kwinter
Minister of Community Safety & Correctional Services
25 Grosvenor St, 18th Floor
Toronto, ON M7A 1Y6

F) 416 325-6067
http://www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english/contact_us/contact_us.asp

On behalf of the animals, thank you for caring,

Michael O’Sullivan
Chairman & CEO
The Humane Society of Canada

 

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