B.C. Green Party ropes in votes in bid to ban rodeos

BY SANDRA MCCULLOCH, TIMES COLONIST JUNE 3, 2014 12:19 PM

Picture1The B.C. Green Party has passed a resolution calling for a province-wide end to rodeos.

The Greens passed the resolution with an 80-per-cent majority at its annual general meeting in Kelowna on Saturday.

The strong showing by the Greens opposing rodeos is welcomed by Peter Fricker, spokesperson of the Vancouver Humane Society.

“We’re extremely pleased, especially because the resolution appears to apply to the whole province,” Fricker said on Sunday.

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3 comments

  1. Jean Le Marquand · ·

    Kudos for the Greens for setting an important precedent; it is time to put an end to this cruel spectacle of rodeos.

  2. Anne Streeter · ·

    Good for the Greens! I really like Peter Fricker & the Vanc. Humane! If only the Calgary Humane were half as dedicated!

    A.

  3. andalvin1962 · ·

    The only real progressive party in Canada.

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