Alex Atamanenko

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Alex Atamanenko Disappointed by Bill C-571 Vote

Alex Atamanenko, MP (BC Southern Interior) issued the following statement in Ottawa regarding parliament’s defeat last night of his Bill C-571 through which he hoped to overhaul the horsemeat industry in the interests of food safety:

“I am very dismayed …

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Bill C-571 is Voted Down in House of Commons

Private member’s bill C-571, which sought to amend the Meat Inspection Act and the Safe Food for Canadians Act, was defeated in the House of Commons May 14th, with 102 votes in favour and 155 against.

Introduced by NDP MP …

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Equine Canada Responds to Bill C-571

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition revealed, the content of a letter sent from Equine Canada to MP Alex Atamanenko, author of the Bill C-571