Legislation

Liberal MP fights backlash against his animal cruelty bill

Conservative MP Robert Sopuck worries the bill would 'place all animal use in legal jeopardy.'

Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, pictured greeting a furry constituent, has introduced a private member's bill aimed at strengthening with he says are Canada's "outdated" animal cruelty laws. Photo courtesy of the office of Nathaniel Erskine-Smith

By MARCO VIGLIOTTI

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:00 AM

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