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Toronto: Outlaw Chicken!
Unlike other Canadian cities like Brampton, Guelph and Vancouver, Toronto has a ban on raising chickens. What happens when you break the law?
Réalisateur: Paul Ruban
Production year: 2014
Cette capsule présente les différents points de vue sur l'élevage de poules dans la ville de Toronto. ANDREW PATEL a 16 ans et élève des poules dans sa cour. ROSALYND RUPERT est porte-parole pour la ville de Toronto.
Élever des poules à Toronto
est illégal, mais le by-law
est pas très strict.
C'est très bizarre que ce soit
illégal à Toronto, mais légal
à Niagara Falls et Vancouver. Je
pense que Toronto est une
ville qui n'est pas progressive.
Les poulets ont été placés sur
la liste des interdictions, car
ils sont considérés comme des
animaux de la ferme et
dans les zones urbaines,
ils ne sont pas zonés pour
l'agriculture. Tous les anciens
règlements municipaux d'avant la
fusion sont encore en existence
et ne permettent pas
de garder les poulets.
Mes amis et ma famille sont
les personnes aiment les poules
et toutes les personnes aiment
les oeufs. Je ramasse un oeuf
par poule chaque jour. Ma mère
utilise les oeufs pour la
cuisine. Des omelettes,
Je pense que non, mes parents ne
sont pas surpris quand j'ai
demandé d'obtenir des poules.
Ils savent que je suis un enfant
très responsable. Il y a une
grande pétition qui circule à
Toronto pour légaliser les
poules, mais on a 2000
signatures pour la pétition. La
pétition, ce n'est pas reconnu
par la cour. Il y a deux ans, je
présentais la pétition à la
Ville, mais on n'a pas reconnu.
La Ville ne va pas activement
poursuivre quelqu'un qui garde
des poulets, mais s'il y a une
plainte de quelqu'un d'autre,
ils vont investiguer.
Un agent de la Ville est venu
chez moi et il a inspecté les
cages. Ensuite, j'ai reçu une
lettre de la Ville. Je n'ai pas
respecté la lettre et je me suis
battu contre la Ville.
Si quelqu'un contrevient à la
loi, il y a une pénalité
Parce que je suis un mineur,
la règle n'est pas très stricte.
Elle est différente. Le by-law
est plus difficile à changer à
comparer des autres lois. Par
exemple, il faut prouver que le
by-law n'est pas constitutionnel
et est en dehors du pouvoir
de la Ville.
Un jour, je pense qu'élever des
poules à Toronto sera légal.
J'aime que c'est une petite
ferme dans la ville.
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