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This petition is to have Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia re-open or pass a similar bill to BILL M 203 -- 2000 PETS IN RENTAL HOUSING ACT, 2000 (http://qp.gov.bc.ca/36th4th/1st_read/mem203-1.htm), amending the Residential Tenancy Act.
In 2002, a poll conducted for the BC SPCA by McIntyre and Mustel Research, indicates that a majority (79%) of BC residents are in favour of legislation that allows pet guardians the right to keep companion animals (i.e. cat or dog) in their rental units, provided they do not cause unreasonable noise or damage.
It's time for the province to enforce the public will in this regard. A group has been created for this cause, you can join here: http://groups.google.ca/group/bcpetpolicy or facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=7769491087
We, the undersigned, request that the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia enact legislature similar to BILL M 203 -- 2000, PETS IN RENTAL HOUSING ACT, 2000 (http://www.leg.bc.ca/2000/1st_read/mem203-1.htm) ensuring renters have the opportunity to keep pets in their homes with reasonable limits.
We urge the Province of BC to respond to the public's support of this action (http://www.spca.bc.ca/rental/prh_PollResults.asp) and to amend the Residential Tenancy Act giving renters the right to keep a pet in their residence.
The Pets in Rental Housing, British Columbia petition to The Province of British Columbia was written by Anonymous and is in the category Civil Rights at GoPetition.