Animal Justice Canada

Animal Justice Canada

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Type: Blog Article

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Animal Justice Canada

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Type: Blog Article

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  • Canadian Senator: “We Should See Cetaceans As Our Equals, As Living Beings”

    Committee hearings got underway this week on Bill S-203, a Senate bill that would ban keeping whales and dolphins in captivity in Canada. This groundbreaking bill would protect sensitive and complex whales and dolphins from a being imprisoned in tiny tanks, where they are denied almost everything that makes life worth living. The first witness questioned by the Fisheries... Read more »

Animal Justice Canada

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • The CFIA Wants to Make It Easier to Mislead Consumers About Meat, Dairy, and Eggs

    The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is overhauling food labelling regulations, which include animal welfare claims on meat, dairy, and egg packaging like “free range” and “grass fed.” But instead of cracking down on the epidemic of false animal welfare claims, the government plans to weaken regulations and introduce new loopholes. The CFIA wants to make animal welfare and related... Read m...

Animal Justice Canada

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Renting with Pets: A Guide to Ontario Rental Law

    A recent article by CBC News highlights how hard it can be to find pet-friendly accommodations in Toronto’s competitive rental market. Maybe you have experienced finding the ideal house or apartment, only to have the landlord tell you no pets are allowed. Time to move on and continue the search? Not necessarily. First, you should know... Read more »

  • Animal Cruelty Complaints Filed After Cow Punched and Jabbed at Livestock Auction

    TRURO, NS—National animal law organization Animal Justice has filed animal cruelty complaints with the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency after a Halifax resident documented a disturbing animal cruelty incident at Atlantic Stockyards, a livestock auction in Truro where cows are auctioned off to bidders and then trucked away. Footage... Read more »

Animal Justice Canada

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Access to Information Documents Reveal Sobering Government Collusion with Big Ag

    Access to information documents obtained by the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals and reviewed by Animal Justice reveal that new proposed animal transport regulations were drafted in collusion with the animal agriculture industry itself. In correspondence to the public, Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay states that the proposed regulations establish “science-based requirements.” In reality,...

  • Six Reasons Why the New Transport Rules Are Still Bad for Animals

    Hundreds of millions of farmed animals suffer and die every year while being trucked to slaughter. Tragically for animals in Canada, our country has the worst, most outdated animal transport laws in the western world. After decades of public pressure, the federal government finally agreed to update transport regulations. But the proposed updates fall far... Read more »

Animal Justice Canada

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Help Protect Calves From Veal Industry Cruelty

    How the Proposed Veal Code of Practice Fails Calves and What You Can Do to Help Calves used by the Canadian veal industry endure tremendous suffering. These babies are stolen away from their mothers shortly after birth, then isolated in tiny crates with hard, barren floors—denying them every natural instinct and urge. The National Farm Animal Care... Read more »

Animal Justice Canada

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Dog Abused on Winnipeg Film Set, Animal Justice Files Animal Cruelty Complaint

    WINNIPEG – National animal law organization Animal Justice filed animal cruelty complaints with authorities on Wednesday after disturbing video footage revealed animal abuse on the set of the film “A Dog’s Purpose.” The footage was apparently shot near Winnipeg, Manitoba in November of 2015. The video, first revealed on the website TMZ, shows the filmmakers forcing a German Shepherd dog into turbu...

  • Help Fix Canada’s Broken Animal Transport Laws

    The federal government is finally updating Canada’s decades-old animal transport regulations. Unfortunately, the proposed new rules are deeply disappointing and fail to protect animals from severe suffering. Among other serious problems, they will still allow animals to be transported for lengthy periods without food, water, or rest; exposed to extreme weather conditions; and shocked with... Read...

  • Join Our Team! Wanted: Communications and Development Manager

    Animal Justice is national animal law advocacy organization that leads the legal fight for animal protection in Canada. Our lawyers work to pass strong new animal protection legislation at all levels of government, enforce the laws already on the books, and fight for animals in courtrooms across the country. We seek an experienced and enthusiastic... Read more »

  • New Rules Proposed for Religious Slaughter; Animal Justice Calls for Outright Ban

    OTTAWA—National animal law organization Animal Justice is calling for a ban on non-stun slaughter as new draft guidelines on the practice are open for public comment. The draft guidelines have been developed by the Federal/Provincial Animal Welfare Group, which includes the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Under federal law, the default rule is that animals must... Read more »

  • 2016 Pro Bono & Humane Legislator Awards Recognize Outstanding Advocates

    The year 2016 was a landmark one for Animal Justice. We celebrated important legal victories on behalf of animals, and we also took the time to recognize some of the outstanding advocates who made that work possible this year with our first ever Pro Bono awards and Humane Legislator award. 2016 Humane Legislator Award Revising Canada’s outdated... Read more »

  • Horrific Dog Killing Prompts Renewed Calls for PEI Trapping Ban

    OTTAWA – National animal law organization Animal Justice is renewing its call for the PEI government to restrict or even ban the cruel practice of trapping. The call comes after the West Prince Graphic reported on the heartbreaking death of a dog named Cooper, who was killed in a beaver trap set on public land. Cooper’s guardian, Lynda Fortin, tried... Read more »

  • New Animal Transport Regulations Get Failing Grade

    OTTAWA—National animal law organization Animal Justice is criticizing much-anticipated new federal animal transport regulations as deeply disappointing and woefully inadequate, prioritizing the convenience and profits of animal-use industries at the expense of animal welfare. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency just released proposed amendments to the Health of Animals Regulations—the rules that g...

  • Police Officer Faces Discipline for Rescuing Kitten from Meth User

    TORONTO – A Durham region police officer who rescued a kitten named Tia from the home of a crystal meth user is facing a police tribunal disciplinary hearing on Monday. Police Constable Beth Richardson is charged with discreditable conduct for rescuing Tia after she found the kitten cowering under a chair at the home of the drug user. National animal... Read more »

  • Dairy Farmers of Canada Ads Violate Federal Law, Says Legal Filing

    OTTAWA—National animal law organization Animal Justice has filed a false advertising complaint with federal regulators over Dairy Farmers of Canada ads that falsely claim dairy is required to prevent osteoporosis, colorectal cancer, and hypertension, when research shows dairy is not a necessary part of the human diet and may even be harmful. The ad campaign... Read more »

  • B.C. Court of Appeal Grants Animal Justice Leave to Intervene in Vancouver Aquarium Lawsuit

    VANCOUVER – A judge of the British Columbia Court of Appeal ruled yesterday that Animal Justice can intervene in an important appeal that could affect the ability of animal advocates to film, photograph, and expose animal suffering. The case is an appeal of a decision from British Columbia’s Supreme Court in a lawsuit filed by the Vancouver... Read more »

Animal Justice Canada

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Animal Justice Seeks Leave To Intervene In Vancouver Aquarium Appeal

    VANCOUVER – National animal law organization Animal Justice is asking the B.C. Court of Appeal for permission to intervene in an important appeal that could affect the ability of animal advocates to do undercover investigations into animal cruelty, and to otherwise film, photograph, and expose animal abuse. The case is an appeal of a decision of... Read more »

  • Saving Dogfighting Victims From Execution

    Animal Justice is seeking leave to intervene in a court case in Chatham, Ontario to help save the lives of 21 dogs rescued from an alleged dogfighting ring in October, 2015. Three individuals are facing hundreds of criminal animal cruelty and dogfighting charges in relation to the dogs. Meanwhile, the Ontario SPCA is asking a court to order the... Read more »

Animal Justice Canada

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Ontario SPCA Must Charge Vet for Abusing Pets

    OTTAWA – National animal law organization Animal Justice is calling on the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) to investigate and lay animal cruelty charges against a St. Catharines veterinarian who was secretly filmed abusing pets in his veterinary clinic. The secret video footage, aired last night on CTV News, was... Read more »

Animal Justice Canada

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Take Action for Animals: Government Now Accepting Comments on Agriculture Policy

    The federal, provincial, and territorial ministers of agriculture have just released the Calgary Statement, which outlines priorities for the next wave of agriculture policy. The government is now seeking feedback on these priority areas until November 30, 2016. Please fill in the short questionnaire and make three main points: One, that the government needs to... Read more »

  • P.E.I. Ignores Calls to Restrict Fur Trapping, Extends Season Instead

    Prince Edward Island just bowed to the fur industry by giving hunters and trappers permission to kill even more animals this upcoming season. The move comes instead of heeding Animal Justice’s call to restrict fur trapping or even end the cruel practice altogether in the province. Environment Minister Robert Mitchell announced in a news release that hunters would have an extra six weeks in total.....

Animal Justice Canada

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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