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Quebec Animal Welfare Regulation Bans Cat Declawing, Dog Tail Docking & Other Cosmetic Mutilations

Quebec’s “Regulation Respecting the Welfare and Safety of Domestic Animals and Equines” will spare pets from inherently cruel cosmetic mutilations.

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Animal Justice Calls for Cruelty Investigation Following Highway 403 Chicken Truck Rollover

Animal rescuers arrived on the scene to search for lost chickens, and request that workers release survivors to the care of local animal sanctuaries.

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BC Heat Waves Are a Death Sentence For Farmed Animals

As British Columbia faces another heatwave, animals trapped in crowded barns with poor ventilation will again be victims of this new climate reality.

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Animal Groups Call for Pest Control Act Amendments

Animal Justice, Animal Alliance of Canada, HSI/Canada, IFAW, and Wolf Awareness Inc. are calling on the government to amend federal legislation to protect both target and non-target animals from harm and suffering caused by inhumane pest control products.

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“Mutton Bustin’” Endangers Children & Sheep at the Manitoba Stampede

Young children and sheep are set to grapple and crash to the ground in “Mutton Bustin’” rodeo events at the Manitoba Stampede.

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Health Canada Flip Flops: Warning Labels No Longer Required on Ground Meat

Health Canada is backpedaling on a progressive decision that would have required a health warning label on ground beef and pork products.

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Horse Killed in 2022 Calgary Stampede Chuckwagon Race: Deathtoll Rises

Horses die from horrific injuries nearly every year in Calgary’s “half mile of hell” chuckwagon races.

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Fact Check: How Canadian Bears are Killed for the Queen’s Guard’s Caps

A debate in the British Parliament highlighted how Canadian bears are slaughtered for ceremonial headwear.

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Animal Justice Joins Global Call for Trophy Hunting Imports Ban

A coalition of conservation and animal protection groups are urging policymakers to ban imports of hunting trophies.

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Pork Can’t Be Marketed as “Healthy”, Says CFIA

Federal authorities are cracking down on Manitoba Pork over misleading radio ads that falsely claim pork is healthy.

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