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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Celebrating Mothers from All Species

Celebrating Mothers from All Species »

Mother’s Day is an international day of celebrating mothers, and the beautiful bond between mother and child. All mothers deserve the opportunity to experience motherhood at its fullest by caring for and nurturing their young. Tragically, animals used by industries…

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Take Action: Tell Canada to Close All Fur Farms

Take Action: Tell Canada to Close All Fur Farms »

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 But a new, looming health threat posed by mink farms is making it even more urgent for Canada to outlaw this outdated industry and…

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#Voiceless4AnimalJustice 2020 Raises $36K for Animals

#Voiceless4AnimalJustice 2020 Raises $36K for Animals »

This year’s #Voiceless4AnimalJustice campaign has officially wrapped up, and was a huge success for animals, thanks to our incredible community! In November 14, supporters across the country took a 24-hour vow of silence for the animals whose voices are so…

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Take Action: Speak Out to Help Captive Whales & Dolphins

Take Action: Speak Out to Help Captive Whales & Dolphins »

Last year, Canada passed a groundbreaking ban on whale and dolphin captivity, recognizing that keeping these majestic animals in concrete tanks is inherently cruel. Canadians overwhelmingly supported the new legislation. Canada’s new law will prevent future generations of these intelligent,…

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Say NO to Ag Gag laws in Manitoba

Say NO to Ag Gag laws in Manitoba »

Please note that the consultation period is now closed. The Manitoba government is consulting the public on potential “ag gag” (agricultural gag) laws in Manitoba, and now is the time to have your say to block these dangerous proposals. The…

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Job Posting: Staff Lawyer (One Year Contract)

Job Posting: Staff Lawyer (One Year Contract) »

Please note: job posting is now closed. About Animal Justice: Animal Justice is Canada’s leading charity devoted to using the law to protect animals. Our lawyers work to pass strong new animal protection legislation at all levels of government, ensure laws…

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Fighting Canada's Dangerous “Ag Gag” Laws

Fighting Canada’s Dangerous “Ag Gag” Laws »

Updated May 2021 Animal Justice is working to stop the spread of dangerous “agricultural gag” (or “ag gag”) laws in Canada. Ag gag laws seek to silence, or “gag”, whistleblowers, undercover journalists, and animal advocates, punishing them for exposing cruelty…

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Exporting Cruelty: Canada’s Live Animal Export Trade

Exporting Cruelty: Canada’s Live Animal Export Trade »

This article is written by Factory Farm Collective and originally posted on their website. Visit factoryfarmcollective.ca for more great content. Earlier this year, the Guardian examined the global live export trade and found that, based on 2017 FAO data, Canada was the 3rd top…

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Canada Slaughtered 834 Million Animals in 2019

Canada Slaughtered 834 Million Animals in 2019 »

The Canadian meat industry is slaughtering more animals for food than ever before, according to government slaughter statistics analyzed by Animal Justice. In 2019, over 833 million land animals were killed at the hands of the meat industry—up drastically from…

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Watch Our #GivingTuesdayNow Live Stream!

Watch Our #GivingTuesdayNow Live Stream! »

We’re so grateful for your support on #GivingTuesdayNow! #GivingTuesdayNow was a global day of giving on May 5, 2020 to non-profits hit especially hard by the pandemic, including Animal Justice. It’s the support of the community that allows us to…

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Ontario Should Ban the Cruel Spring Bear Hunt

Ontario Should Ban the Cruel Spring Bear Hunt »

The Government of Ontario is proposing to permanently bring back the spring bear hunt – a reckless move opposed by a range of conservation and animal protection groups across the province. Through its Environmental Registry of Ontario (ERO) posting, the…

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Ontario May Soon Lift Its Pit Bull Breed Ban

Ontario May Soon Lift Its Pit Bull Breed Ban »

Things are looking up for pit bulls in Ontario! A new private member’s bill, introduced last November, aims to repeal the long-standing ban on pit bulls and pit bull-type dogs in the province because the ban is ineffective, arbitrarily targets…

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Join Animal Justice for a Holiday Party!

Join Animal Justice for a Holiday Party! »

This year, Animal Justice is hosting a holiday party in Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa—and you’re invited! Join us for an incredible evening with delicious vegan food from local restaurants, cocktails, a silent auction with fabulous prizes, and the premiere of…

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Here's Why Cat Declawing is No Longer Acceptable

Here’s Why Cat Declawing is No Longer Acceptable »

Cats have an innate need to scratch. Our kitty companions find great pleasure in scratching trees, furniture, carpets or other in-home belongings. There are many reasons behind the behaviour, including to stretch their bodies, shorten and condition their claws, and…

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Job Opportunity: Staff Lawyer at Animal Justice

Job Opportunity: Staff Lawyer at Animal Justice »

Animal Justice is a national animal law advocacy organization, leading the legal fight for animals in Canada. Our lawyers work to pass strong new animal protection legislation at all levels of government, ensure laws already on the books are vigorously…

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