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Two Years Without Regan: Family Files Lawsuit Over Advocate’s Death

June 19 marked two years since the tragic death of Regan Russell, a compassionate animal advocate who was killed outside of the Fearmans Pork slaughterhouse in Burlington, Ontario.

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One Step Closer to a Cruelty-Free Canada: Bill S-5 Passes Senate

The exciting new bill could help end toxicity tests, which are some of the worst and most painful forms of animal experimentation!

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Supreme Court Decision May Help Animals Access the Justice System

A Supreme Court of Canada case decision on public interest legal standing may be an important step toward expanding access to the court system for animals and animal advocates.

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HEAT WAVE: Cows, Pigs & Chickens Roast to Death on Highways

Farmed animals on transport trucks die of heat stress en route to slaughter.

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The Pandemic Prevention & Preparedness Act Would Tackle Zoonotic Threats

BILL C-293 calls on the federal and provincial governments to tackle future pandemic risks from animal agriculture

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Court Rules Happy the Elephant is Not a Person, But Dissenting Judges Would Free Her from Bronx Zoo

The New York Court of Appeals ruled in a 5-2 decision that Happy the elephant was not a legal person and would not be liberated.

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Animal Justice Launches New Website & Brand Refresh

Fresh new look, same bold and compassionate mission.

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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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Health Canada Proposes Ground Meat Warning Label

New Health Canada rules require warning labels on ground beef and pork, causing industry outcry.

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300 Cows Rescued From Starvation, Charges Laid Against Saskatchewan Farmer

This is likely the largest cow seizure in Saskatchewan history, and underscores why governments should proactively inspect farms.

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