Articles by Kaitlyn Mitchell

Horses & Compassionate People Speak Out Against Live Export

Today is the National Day to End Horse Exportation, and we brought our message to the Manitoba Legislative Building.

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Victory! Cruel Pig & Calf Scrambles Cancelled at Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

After hearing from Animal Justice and the Winnipeg Humane Society, the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair has called off the cruel events.

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Live Horse Exports to Japan on the Rise as Feds Delay Action on Promised Ban

In the last election campaign, the governing Liberals promised to ban the live export of horses for slaughter—a practice widely-condemned for its cruelty. This followed years of advocacy by groups […]

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Coyote Killing Contest Appears to Violate Ontario’s Hunting Law

Animal Justice is sounding the alarm over a coyote hunting contest taking place throughout the month of February.  The annual contest, held by Chesher’s Outdoor Store near Belleville, Ontario, includes […]

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Winnipeg Mulling Important Bylaw Changes to Protect Dogs & Exotic Animals

Proposed new bylaw changes in Winnipeg are drawing attention from animal protection groups, the pet industry, and compassionate citizens across Canada. Much has gone on since our last blog explaining […]

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ACT NOW: Time for Feds to Act on Promise to End Horse Cruelty

In the dark of night on December 5, 2021, with temperatures dropping to a bone chilling -36 degrees celsius with the windchill, truckloads of horses arrived at the Winnipeg airport […]

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Animal Justice Pushes for Answers Following Death of Beluga Exported from Canada

Animal Justice is urging Canadian officials to investigate after a young beluga whale died less than three months after being exported from Marineland in Ontario, Canada.   In 2019, we learned […]

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Proposed Winnipeg Bylaw Changes Would Make City a Leader in Animal Protection

Note: View updated blog post here. The City of Winnipeg is proposing a host of exciting new rules aimed at protecting companion animals and wildlife.  The proposals are part of […]

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Manitoba Proposes Ag Gag Bill to Silence Protestors & Keep Farmed Animal Suffering Hidden

On March 10, 2021, the Manitoba government finally pulled back the curtain and revealed the contents of its ag gag (aka “agricultural gag”) bill. Bill 62, the Animal Diseases Amendment […]

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Health Canada Says it Will Continue to Ignore Pain & Suffering Caused by Poisons Used to Kill Wolves, Coyotes, & Bears

Each year in Canada, hundreds of animals—including companion dogs and endangered species—suffer agonizing deaths after being poisoned by pesticides intended to kill wolves, coyotes, and black bears. Strychnine, Compound 1080, and […]

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