Petition to ban rat poison presented to the Legislature
Every year, predators and scavengers such as owls, are killed by eating animals that have ingested anticoagulant rodenticide, or rat poison. Anticoagulants thin the blood. When another animal eats an animal that has consumed rat poison, the animal often dies a slow death as it slowly bleeds.
Yasmin Abidi started a petition asking the province to ban the use of anticoagulant rodenticides. Almost 19,000 people signed the petition and on March 13, 2021, I presented the petition to the legislature.
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