British guards' bearskin hats may face ban
Conservative lawmaker Ann Widdecombe has now urged her party to support the motion aimed at replacing the bearskins with artificial substitutes. "Black bears, who are intelligent and curious animals, are slaughtered in Canada so that their skins may be used for ceremonial hats," Widdecombe wrote in a letter to her party colleagues on Thursday.
Now if only the Eeyores in the Harper government would remember that Winnie was short for Winnipeg the Bear. Perhaps we could save out endangered black bear population.
After all Winnie is as old as Queen Elizabeth. Winnie the Pooh turns 80
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