Every year rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, mice, and other animals undergo painful procedures in research and testing laboratories. Their entire lives are spent in isolation — and their suffering is relieved only with death.
It’s Canada’s dirty little secret. And it’s time to change.
The European Union is the largest cosmetics market in the world. It’s also cruelty-free; cosmetic animal testing has been banned in the EU since 2013 and the cosmetics industry continues to thrive.
How You Can Help
- Add your voice! Send a message to your Member of Parliament today. If you don’t know who your MP is, visit Elections Canada or call us at 416-462-9541.
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Points you might include in your phone call to your Member of Parliament
- This fall you will have an opportunity to support Bill S-214, the Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act, when it comes up for a vote in the House of Commons.
- As a constituent, I urge you to support the bill as it was adopted by the Senate without further amendment.
- The Bill is similar to the European cosmetic animal testing ban.
- 2018 is the 5th anniversary of the full implementation of the European Union animal testing ban for cosmetics. The EU remains the largest market in the world for cosmetics and personal care products.
- The EU cosmetic market continues to perform well as demonstrated by 1.3% increased growth rate in 2017.
- Importantly, the bill will NOT impact products already on Canadian shop shelves, whether manufactured domestically or imported. It exclusively targets new animal testing carried out after Bill S-214 becomes law.
It’s time for Canada to do its part and join with other countries that have passed similar laws.
You can read about testing, how to shop cruelty-free, and the global effort to end this barbaric practice by clicking here.