Articles by Camille Labchuk

BC Court of Appeal Upholds Convictions in Excelsior Hog Farm Sit-In

VANCOUVER – Animal Justice is disappointed in a decision today from the British Columbia Court of Appeal, which upheld convictions against Amy Soranno and Nick Schafer. The two were convicted […]

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Vegan Firefighter Loses Groundbreaking Discrimination Case

Ontario tribunal says ethical vegans aren’t protected from discrimination.

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Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario Rejects Protections for Ethical Vegans

TORONTO—In a surprising and troubling decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ruled against Adam Knauff, a firefighter who sought protection against discrimination for being an ethical vegan. The […]

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Animal Justice Applauds Government Bill to Ban Captivity of Elephants & Great Apes

TORONTO—Animal Justice is applauding a government bill introduced today in the Senate to protect elephants and great apes from captivity in Canada. Bill S-15, sponsored by Senator Marty Klyne, incorporates […]

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Federal Court Finds Restrictions on Plastic Unconstitutional

TORONTO—Animal Justice is expressing disappointment in a decision released today by the Federal Court that strikes down a federal decision to list plastic manufactured items as “toxic” under the Canadian Environmental […]

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New Footage: Abused, Injured & Rotting Pigs at Excelsior Hog Farm in BC

VANCOUVER—Animal Justice is releasing secretly-recorded video of suffering pigs taken inside Excelsior Hog Farm—a factory farm in Abbotsford, BC that has been repeatedly outed for animal suffering. The new footage […]

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Animal Justice In Court to Challenge Ontario Law Banning Hidden-Camera Farm Investigations

TORONTO—A legal fight over animal abuse videos begins today in court, as Animal Justice sues to strike down an agricultural gag law (aka “Ag-Gag law”) in Ontario that bans whistleblowers […]

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Media Advisory: Court Battle Begins Over Ontario Law Banning Hidden-Camera Farm Investigations

Legal challenge to anti-whistleblower law begins October 30 TORONTO—A legal fight over animal abuse videos will heat up next week, as Animal Justice takes Ontario to court to strike down […]

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GUILTY! Pig Farm Convicted of Abuse With Hidden-Camera Footage From Animal Justice

This was from the last legal undercover exposé in Ontario, before its ag gag law went into effect.

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URGENT THREAT: Agriculture Committee Divided, But Ag Gag Bill Passes

Bill C-275 makes it illegal to expose animal abuse on farms!

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Pro Football Star Brady Oliveira Calls for End to Canada’s Dog Rescue Ban on One-Year Anniversary

TORONTO—Canadian Football League (CFL) pro running back Brady Oliveira of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers is joining forces with Animal Justice to help dogs. Oliveira and Animal Justice are asking Canada […]

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Hidden-Camera Footage from Ontario Dog Hunting Pen Exposes Cruelty

TORONTO—Animal Justice is today releasing a new exposé with footage taken undercover at an Ontario dog hunting pen. The new video exposes the cruel reality of penned dog hunting—where hunters […]

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Animal Justice and Winnipeg Humane Society Call for Cruelty Charges After Horse Killed at Rodeo in Selkirk, Manitoba

WINNIPEG—The Winnipeg Humane Society and national animal law organization Animal Justice are calling for animal cruelty charges after a horse was killed on Saturday, July 15 after being forced to […]

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Horse Killed at 2023 Calgary Stampede After Falling in Chuckwagon Races

Animal Justice is calling for animal cruelty charges after a horse was killed on Friday after being injured in the deadly chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede.

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