Calgary information Harmful Canine Act software after deadly canine assault – Calgary


The Metropolis of Calgary has submitted an software to the Court docket of Queen’s Bench to have the canines concerned in a deadly canine assault on June 5 humanely euthanized.

The appliance, which was filed beneath the Harmful Canine Act, is in relation to the assault that killed 86-year-old Betty Ann Williams.

The town mentioned group peace officers seized the three canines concerned within the assault and the animals proceed to be held pending the consequence of the Harmful Canine Act software.

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In a Thursday afternoon assertion, the Metropolis of Calgary mentioned the appliance solely offers with the disposition of the canines and requests the court docket to order the canines concerned to be humanely euthanized.

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The Calgary Police Service and bylaw are nonetheless investigating the incident. Extra data can be launched when the investigations are full.

Thursday’s improvement comes after Mayor Jyoti Gondek introduced town will conduct its personal investigation into the deadly incident.

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Alberta Well being Companies carried out an inner evaluate of the response to the canine assault and concluded that the consolidation of the EMS dispatch system didn’t have an effect on the response time.

It was beforehand reported that it took round half-hour for paramedics to reach, however an preliminary evaluation by AHS recommended the decision was not prioritized as a life-threatening name.

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Gondek beforehand mentioned she isn’t shopping for claims from Well being Minister Jason Copping that the incident was not a malfunction of the EMS dispatch system.

She repeated claims from earlier metropolis councils that consolidation of EMS dispatch to a provincial system “won’t work.”

“The system is damaged,” the mayor mentioned.

“The underside line is longer response instances and extra pointless steps within the technique of reporting a fancy emergency drastically impacts affected person outcomes.”

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