Topic

Canada

146 petitions

Started 1 week ago

Petition to Justin Trudeau

BRING ALEX HOME

Alex is a beautiful and sweet 3 year old boy who was abducted by his father, Armen Avansi, and taken to Armenia, far away from his mother, Tammy Chan, who has desperately been trying to reunite with Alex for the past 6 months. Tammy and Armen separated in 2016, and have been involved in a custody battle over Alex since then. On April 18th, 2018 Tammy's nightmare began, few weeks shy of receiving the final custody verdict.... Tammy was on her way to pick up Alex from an overnight visit with Armen when she received a text message from Armen telling her and he has taken Alex to Armenia. At first he evaded her by telling her that he is only on vacation for a week, which turned to 2 weeks, then 4...eventually she knew he was not coming back. Armen had abducted Alex. He was taken without his mother's knowledge or permission. A few weeks later, Tammy was awarded sole custody of Alex, and yet she and her child were separated by thousands of miles, with her ex husband making terrifying threats to Tammy via text message, warning her “not to contact anybody as it might make it dangerous”. Uprooting her life to fight to get her child back, Tammy is now in Armenia, fighting the court system to try and have her custody order recognized and to rightfully be reunited with her son. After 5 months of applying to the courts, she finally received court appointed visitation with her son.  When she is able to exercise her right to visit Alex, it is in the confinement of Armen's apartment and always under the supervision of Armen and Armen's parents.  Alex still remains in Armenia, 6 months later, far away from what he knows, his family, and his home. We, Tammy’s family and friends, alongside this courageous and selfless mother are fighting to get the Prime Minister and the Government of Canada’s attention to help us bring Alex back to his home in Canada, where he rightfully and lawfully belongs, with his mother. Please sign and share our petition to urge the Prime Minister and the Government of Canada, to intervene and assist with bringing Alex and Tammy home! "Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much" - Helen Keller Please join us in our fight to #bringalexhome

Mahrokh Fazl
25,024 supporters
Update posted 2 weeks ago

Petition to Christopher Atkins, Linda Hepner, City Clerk

Don't eliminate Greenside's natural space with high density development

This petition is for residents and visitors to Surrey BC. We've all seen the negative results of Surrey's high-density development of numerous green spaces: more property crime, traffic congestion, overloaded schools, insufficient parking, noise and the loss of mature trees. Next up is the natural area in the centre of Greenside Estates (development proposal file# 7915-0393-00). Residents walk their dogs in the natural area, play with their children, and watch the ducks in the duck pond. Cramming 236 townhouse and stacked townhouse units into that 6.4 hectare area will destroy this much needed natural space and detract from the livability of the area. Even those who do not directly enjoy the natural area or pond will be affected by this proposed development. Traffic and congestion of the adjacent 60th Avenue, 192 Street, and Fraser Highway will unavoidably worsen. Parents of students who attend Latimer Road Elementary have reason for concern, because this development would put an additional 236 families right next to the school. It would also add additional students to Clayton Heights Secondary, which is already over-capacity by more than 330 students. This additional load may result in larger classes, more portables, or changes to the school catchment areas. This development proposal should not be approved. Development should be lower-density and limited to the portion of the green area that is closest to Fraser Highway so it doesn't interfere with the pond or detract from the livability of the area.If you are a resident of Surrey, please sign this petition and let Christopher Atkins (Surrey Planning & Development Department) at 604-591-4327 or ctatkins@surrey.ca know that you don't want this development. Quote file number 7915-0393-00.To see what this green space and duck pond looks like, check out:http://greensideestates.imgur.com/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgD__hUrxHMhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui8HGmQCAg0https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cZ0k0sAP6ETo see the current development proposal's status and developer's contact information, see:https://apps.surrey.ca/Online-Development-Inquiry/?year=15&seq=0393

Zack Blair
692 supporters
Update posted 3 weeks ago

Petition to Caroline Mulroney, Paul Calandra, Wayne Emmerson, Ontario Crown

No Plea Bargain in Animal Abuse Case

URGENT: If you are interested in helping out further, please fill out the following survey at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/58NDDJ6 This survey was written by our lawyer to further support the effect of the petition.  There are only seven questions, and it is a multiple-choice survey. Your answers will largely influence the decision of the Court in this case. To those who complete it, thank you so much for your time and assistance!   SpeedSport Stables has left a trail of dead and starving horses as they have moved through the USA and into Ontario, Canada. The owners, David Lee Small, Victoria Small and Jason LeRoy Small, are currently facing nine (9) counts of animal cruelty and abuse causing death. At present, the Smalls have refused to appear at their two court hearings on July 6th and August 13th respectively. The court date is now put over to September 21st in order for the Crown Prosecutor and Defense lawyer to have a pre-trial conference. Please sign our petition to make it clear to our court system that we do not want a plea bargain, a reduced sentence or these charges to slip away: we want all the charges brought against the Small family to be tried in court and for the sternest punishments possible to be applied. On the property they rented in Stouffville, Ontario, fifteen (15) horses were found starving and living in horrendous conditions, and thirteen (13) horses were discovered dead, half-buried in a field. Many of the horses had only been dead for several weeks, still bloody when they were excavated from the dirt mounds. These are only the latest victims of the Smalls’ scheme. We believe these deaths to be intentional and allege that the Smalls use these horses to defraud naive individuals by offering them part ownership in “racehorses”. Once the value of a horse as window-dressing for their scam is used up, these horses are either killed or abandoned to starve to death. Meanwhile, the Smalls move onto greener pastures. Is it possible to stop the Smalls from continuing to use, abuse, and kill horses in the future? Maybe not. But we, the community of Ontario and the global community of horse lovers, want to try. In signing this petition, we ask that the laws of the province Ontario be fully enforced. No excuses, no negotiations. No more convenient deaths. For related news coverage, please see the links below: https://www.yorkregion.com/news-story/8623434-grisly-find-on-stouffville-farm-13-horse-carcasses-unearthed-15-more-found-sickly-thin/ https://www.yorkregion.com/news-story/8727835-animal-advocates-show-support-for-abused-horses-in-newmarket-courthouse/ https://www.yorkregion.com/news-story/8794562-search-for-peaceful-country-living-becomes-nightmare-for-stouffville-resident/ https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2018/05/16/trio-charged-with-animal-neglect-after-emaciated-horses-found-on-farm.html https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/small-family-history-theft-fraud-starving-horses-1.4742271 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/dead-horses-whitchurch-stouffville-neglect-animal-cruelty-1.4670857 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/family-charged-with-animal-cruelty-in-stouffville-1.4671443 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/family-charged-with-animal-cruelty-in-stouffville-accused-of-fraud-1.4674597 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ospca-horse-farm-deaths-1.4669372

Rae Ierullo
75,219 supporters