New Website Coming Soon

New Website Coming Soon »

Please excuse the limited website functionality. Animal Justice is launching a new website in the coming weeks that will better tell our story, make it easier than ever to take action, will include new resources on pressing animal issues, and…

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Quebec Will Ban All Pet Cosmetic Mutilations

Quebec Will Ban All Pet Cosmetic Mutilations »

The Quebec government plans to ban all non-essential cosmetic procedures on companion animals by this summer, including cat declawing, tail docking, ear cropping, and debarking. The province is currently drafting this exciting legislation, which will make Quebec the first province…

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How to Help Animals in Ukraine

How to Help Animals in Ukraine »

Animal Justice stands in solidarity with the people and animals impacted by the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Since Russia’s invasion, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian civilians have been forced to flee to neighbouring countries in search of safety—many desperately trying…

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5 Things You Need to Know About Ag Gag Laws in Canada

5 Things You Need to Know About Ag Gag Laws in Canada »

Today is Canada’s Agriculture Day, a day when many people celebrate how our food is produced. While Canada is well-known for growing crops like wheat, pulses, and legumes, the country is also heavily engaged in animal agriculture—where gentle cows, pigs,…

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8 Reasons Why Keeping Urban Chickens Is a Bad Idea

8 Reasons Why Keeping Urban Chickens Is a Bad Idea »

Note: public consultations for Winnipeg and Toronto are now closed. Urban (or backyard) chicken-keeping is becoming increasingly popular across Canada. Many people are drawn to the romanticized idea that keeping hens will help them become more self-sufficient, and eat more…

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End Cow & Calf Separation in NFACC Dairy Code

End Cow & Calf Separation in NFACC Dairy Code »

Note: The survey is now closed There’s an important opportunity to speak up against some of the worst cruelty in the dairy industry—including the heartbreaking practice of separating baby calves from their mothers. We encourage you to have your say…

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Victory! Toronto City Council Rejects Reptile Zoo Proposal

Victory! Toronto City Council Rejects Reptile Zoo Proposal »

A reptile zoo has been blocked from opening in Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre after city councillors heard concerns from scientists, community members, and animal protection groups—including Animal Justice and our supporters. Reptilia, which already operates reptile zoos in nearby Vaughan and…

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Paw & Order Podcast Wraps Up After 4 Seasons

Paw & Order Podcast Wraps Up After 4 Seasons »

Animal Justice released the final episode of its popular Paw & Order podcast this month. After four seasons and 91 episodes, hosts Camille Labchuk, Peter Sankoff, and Jessica Scott-Reid said goodbye to listeners in a grand finale episode. Paw &…

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New Comic Highlights Ag Gag Laws in Canada

New Comic Highlights Ag Gag Laws in Canada »

Petroglyph Comics—a social justice comic studio—recently released an important new comic strip featuring Canadian ag gag laws, in an effort to explain what these dangerous laws do in a way that is accessible to the public. Ag gag laws are…

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#Voiceless4AnimalJustice 2021 Raises $36K for Animals

#Voiceless4AnimalJustice 2021 Raises $36K for Animals »

We just wrapped up our fourth annual #Voiceless4AnimalJustice campaign, and once again, we’re so pleased that it was a smashing success for animals thanks to the support of our amazing community. On November 6, supporters from coast-to-coast took a 24-hour…

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Victory! Canada Goose Goes Fur-Free

Victory! Canada Goose Goes Fur-Free »

In a stunning victory for animals, luxury outerwear company Canada Goose just announced that it plans to go entirely fur-free by the end of 2022. This is a huge blow to the dwindling fur industry, and more proof that there…

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Student Animal Law Research Paper Contest 2021

Student Animal Law Research Paper Contest 2021 »

Animal Justice is pleased to be hosting the Student Research Paper Contest again this year! The contest is designed to encourage student scholarship on the growing field of animal law, and support students who have done outstanding research into the…

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Take Action: Tell Canada to Close All Fur Farms

Take Action: Tell Canada to Close All Fur Farms »

Updated January 24, 2022 Most people already know that fur farming is unnecessary, cruel to animals, and contaminates the environment. But a new, looming health threat posed by mink farms is making it even more urgent for Canada to outlaw…

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