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Animal Justice Demands Charges After Young Cow & 2 Horses Killed at 2024 Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede can’t keep getting away with harming and killing animals.

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Calgary Stampede Rodeo: A Tradition of Torture

More than 100 animals have been killed since 1986 at the Calgary Stampede.

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No Jail Time for Activists, But Still No Justice for Pigs

Two animal advocates received 120 days of house arrest after their jail sentences were overturned—yet Excelsior Hog Farm continues to evade accountability.

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Flying Above the Law: Inside Canadian Horses’ Long Journey to Japan

For the first-time ever, Animal Justice has filmed start-to-finish flights of horses leaving Canada, and landing in Japan. The investigation shows a shocking pattern of lawlessness, with most journeys going well over the 28-hour time limit for transporting horses without food, water, or rest.

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Legal Battle: Animal Justice Back in Court to Challenge Animal-Killing Plastic Pollution

Animal Justice stands in court to defend animals against a decision favouring the plastic industry.

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Rejected: Ministry Refuses to Review Penned Dog Hunting

Despite public opposition, Ontario hasn’t backed away from a plan to expand the cruel bloodsport of penned dog hunting.

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Progress! Bill to Protect Elephants & Great Apes Passes Committee Study—but There’s Still Work To Be Done

Important legislation seeking to protect great apes and elephants in captivity is nearing the House of Commons, but big cats are still being left out.

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Protest at Toronto’s Brunch Fest: The Truth About Burnbrae Eggs

Animal advocates exposed the cruel conditions behind Brunch Fest’s “Official Eggs.”

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Exposed: The Dark Reality of Bull Riding

This cruel form of entertainment comes at the expense of terrified animals.

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Loblaw Customers Are Misled Into Buying Eggs From Caged Hens

A new survey finds that Loblaw customers are buying eggs from caged hens under the false impression that birds live cage-free.

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Canada Killed a Record 859 Million Land Animals for Food in 2023

The scale of animal suffering in the agriculture industry is heartbreaking and difficult to fathom.

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Senate Committee to Study Ag Gag Bill That Conceals Cruelty

Bill C-275 isn’t about biosecurity, it’s about punishing those who expose animal abuse on farms.

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