Pit bulls are banned or restricted in Richmond, Burnaby, West Vancouver, Whiterock and Pitt Meadows, as well as in many condos and apartments in all areas of the Lower Mainland. Pit bull advocates overturned the ban in Vancouver in 2005 and in North Vancouver in 2006.
Other areas of British Columbia
Pit bulls are also banned or restricted in Nanaimo, Parksville, Castlegar, Nelson, Trail, Cranbrook, Prince George, Prince Rupert, and Fort Nelson.
Pit bull are not banned in Fort St. John, where dog fighting rings are alleged.
Pit bulls are restricted in Edmonton, Grande Prairie and Brooks, Alberta. Edmonton’s city council voted in 2012 to repeal restrictions and rules regarding the ownership of pit bulls.
Pit bulls are not banned in Calgary, which is currently the target of American pit bull rescue groups.
Pit bulls are among the breed group that bit second most among all dogs in Calgary for 2013 and 2014, according to statistics collected by Calgary’s animal and bylaw services.
Pit bulls are banned or restricted in the Village of Clavet, Moosmin, the Town of Meadow Lake and Clavet in Saskatchewan.
Pit bulls are banned in the cities of Winnipeg, MacDonald and the Pas in Manitoba.
A 2012 study by researchers at the University of Manitoba found a decrease in the number of hospitalizations caused by dog bites for the 16 regions within Manitoba that had enacted breed-specific legislation.
Pit bulls are banned completely in the province of Ontario. Certain types of pit bulls are excluded.
Pit bulls are banned in Desbiens, parts of Montreal, Sherbrooke, Saint-Jean-Sur-Richilieu, Chapais, Ville St. Laurent, Kirkland, Outremont, Châteauguay and Saint Genevieve
Pit bulls are banned in Clarks Harbor and Guysborough, Nova Scotia.
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Pit bulls are banned in Montague, Price Edward Island.
No countries except Canada and the US allow the importation of pit bull type dogs.