Media Releases

Read the latest media releases from Animal Justice.

PEI Should Ban “No Pets” Rules in Rental Housing

CHARLOTTETOWN—Animal Justice, a national animal law advocacy organization, is calling on the PEI legislature to amend the new Residential Tenancy Act bill to protect families with pets from facing discrimination […]

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Animal Justice & Soi Dog Canada Challenge Dog Import Ban In Court

TORONTO—Animal Justice and Soi Dog Canada are challenging the federal government in court over its recent decision to ban the import of rescued dogs from over 100 countries, including many […]

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International Coalition Demands EU Commission Ban the Import of PMSG from South America

TORONTO – Animal welfare organisations from 14 countries, supported by the European umbrella organisation Eurogroup for Animals, are demanding an end to the animal suffering caused by the production and […]

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Statement: Jailed Animal Activists Face Harsher Sentence than Farms Convicted of Animal Cruelty 

TORONTO—Animal law group Animal Justice is expressing shock at a 30-day jail sentence handed down today by a BC judge to two animal advocates. Amy Soranno and Nick Schafer were each […]

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Animal Rescue and Protection Groups Slam Manitoba Over Plan to Roll Back Cosmetic Pesticide Restrictions

WINNIPEG—Animal protection groups are calling on the Manitoba government to abandon proposed changes to the Environment Act that would loosen restrictions on non-essential, or “cosmetic”, use of toxic pesticides. In […]

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Regulatory Complaint Filed Over Canada’s New Ban On International Dog Rescue

TORONTO—Animal Justice, Soi Dog Canada, and Rescue Dogs Advocacy Coalition (“RDAC”) have filed a regulatory complaint with the Complaints and Appeals Office of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) over […]

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Quebec Fur Farms: Shocking New Photos Show Suffering Foxes & Minks

MONTREAL—National animal law organization Animal Justice is releasing disturbing new images taken at two Quebec fur farms that show foxes confined in small, barren wire cages, and minks kept in […]

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Animal Justice Slams Health Canada Over Cruel Poisons to Kill Wolves and Other Wildlife

TORONTO—Animal Justice is raising the alarm over a proposed decision posted today by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (“PMRA”).  The Agency is proposing to allow the continued use of […]

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Animal Justice to Intervene in Labelling Lawsuit Targeting Vegan “Cheese” Company

MONTREAL—National animal law advocacy group Animal Justice has been granted intervener status in a court case about the ability of a Montreal company to use the term “cheese” on the […]

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Statement on Deadly Hamilton Chicken Truck Rollover

HAMILTON—Animal Justice is calling for an urgent investigation after a transport truck hauling live chickens rolled over on its side in Hamilton, Ontario. The deadly crash occurred this morning at […]

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