Articles by Kaitlyn Mitchell

Government Petition e-4190: End the Live Export of Horses for Slaughter

Canadians are calling on the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food to finally end the live export of horses for slaughter.

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Speak Out Against Health Canada’s Proposal to Allow Cruel Poisons to Kill Wolves & Other Wildlife

Despite overwhelming scientific evidence that these poisons cause horrific suffering, the PMRA is proposing to continue allowing the use of strychnine and Compound 1080.

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Animals at Risk as Manitoba Considers Rolling Back Cosmetic Pesticide Restrictions

Rather than allowing for the use of more toxic pesticides, Manitoba should consider ways to strengthen its existing pesticide restrictions in order to protect our environment, as well as the well-being of both humans and animals.

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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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