Victories

Winnipeg City Council Votes No to Backyard Chickens

Winnipeg City Council met yesterday to consider amendments to the Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw.

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Progress: Ontario Updates Rules for Outdoor Dogs

New regulations improve standards for shelter, food, water, and types of tethers used on dogs kept outdoors.

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Notorious Reptile Zoo Backs Down In St. Catharines… Again

Reptilia has withdrawn its application for a by-law exemption following objections from residents and animal protection groups!

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Victory! Cruel Pig & Calf Scrambles Cancelled at Royal Manitoba Winter Fair

After hearing from Animal Justice and the Winnipeg Humane Society, the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair has called off the cruel events.

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Victory! Toronto City Council Rejects Reptile Zoo Proposal

A reptile zoo has been blocked from opening in Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre after city councillors heard concerns from scientists, community members, and animal protection groups—including Animal Justice and our supporters. […]

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Appeal Court Agrees Animals Are Sentient Beings Who Deserve Protection

Animal Justice just helped achieve a groundbreaking new legal victory for animals. The Alberta Court of Appeal confirmed the need for Canadian courts to protect animals from violent crimes when […]

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Victory! Animal Justice Complaint Prompts Federal Action to Stop Misleading McDonald’s Ad Campaign

McDonald’s has stopped running a greenwashing ad campaign about its Quarter Pounder burger after an Animal Justice legal complaint prompted investigations by federal regulators.  McDonald’s unveiled an ad campaign last […]

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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 […]

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Federal “Ag Gag” Bill Could Punish Negligent Farmers After Amendments at Committee

A legislative committee studying the proposed federal agricultural gag, or “ag gag”, law has amended the bill in response to concerns raised by Animal Justice and other animal protection groups, […]

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Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Edmonton Anti-Horse Slaughter Advocates

Thanks to the support of Animal Justice, prosecutors in Leduc, Alberta have withdrawn charges against two animal advocates. Karin Nelson and Tove Reece were charged with the offence of “stunting” after […]

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