Articles by Camille Labchuk

BC Heat Waves Are a Death Sentence For Farmed Animals

As British Columbia faces another heatwave, animals trapped in crowded barns with poor ventilation will again be victims of this new climate reality.

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Animal Justice Calls for Charges After Horse Killed in Stampede Chuckwagon Race

CALGARY—National animal law organization Animal Justice is calling for an animal cruelty investigation after a horse was killed Thursday night when forced to compete in the notorious chuckwagon races at […]

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Pork Can’t Be Marketed as “Healthy”, Says CFIA

Federal authorities are cracking down on Manitoba Pork over misleading radio ads that falsely claim pork is healthy.

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No Justice for Pigs: Two Animal Advocates Convicted in Excelsior 4 Jury Trial

Two animal advocates, Nick Schafer and Amy Soranno, have been found guilty by a jury of mischief and break and enter, after helping to expose appalling animal suffering at Excelsior Hog Farm in Abbotsford, BC.

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“Live Birds Buried Under Dead Ones”: Whistleblower Speaks Out About Avian Flu Cull

Cruel and brutal killing method reportedly used to exterminate 270,000 hens after an outbreak of avian influenza.

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New Import Ban on Rescue Dogs from 100+ Countries Condemns Homeless Dogs to Death

TORONTO—In a surprise move, the Canada Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced this week that it would ban dog rescue from some of the most vulnerable countries in the world, where […]

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One Step Closer to a Cruelty-Free Canada: Bill S-5 Passes Senate

The exciting new bill could help end toxicity tests, which are some of the worst and most painful forms of animal experimentation!

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Supreme Court Decision May Help Animals Access the Justice System

A Supreme Court of Canada case decision on public interest legal standing may be an important step toward expanding access to the court system for animals and animal advocates.

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Supreme Court Decision May Help Animals Access the Justice System

OTTAWA—Animal Justice, a national animal law advocacy organization, is applauding a decision released today by the Supreme Court of Canada that upholds a broad conception of public interest standing, and may assist […]

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Court Rules Happy the Elephant is Not a Person, But Dissenting Judges Would Free Her from Bronx Zoo

The New York Court of Appeals ruled in a 5-2 decision that Happy the elephant was not a legal person and would not be liberated.

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