HMQ v Chernecki 2014 MBPC »

Peter and Judith Chernecki owned several properties on which they held many animals in very poor conditions. Animal rescuers had to don full protective gear including breathing masks and oxygen tanks in order to enter the buildings due to the…

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R v Nikkel and Ragnanan, 2013 MBQB 207 (CanLII) »

This is a joint appeal from summary convictions and sentences from the Provincial Court of Manitoba. Both appellants were jointly convicted of: 1) unlawfuly confining animals (32 dogs) to an enclosure with inadequate ventilation so as to significantly impair the…

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R v Ragnanan, 2014 MBCA 1 (CanLII) »

The applicant (Ragnanan) seeks leave to appeal the dismissal of her summary conviction appeal of convictions under The Animal Care Act. The convictions relate to the care and housing of dogs on property that she owned with the co-accused. The…

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R v Lukasik, [2006] MJ No 179 (Man Ct J) »

This is the sentencing hearing for the accused Cheryl Ann Lukasik. The accused was convicted of four counts of providing inadequate medical attention to dogs that were in her care. In addition, she was convicted of providing inadequate food and…

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R v McLellan, [1989] NSJ No 353 (NSCA) »

This was an appeal that was allowed against a conviction for maiming cattle. The decision was on the ground that the verdict was not sustainable on the evidence. The appellant was convicted on a charge of maiming cattle contrary to…

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R v Martens, [1986] MJ No 76 (MCQB) »

The accused was charged with an indictable offence of unlawfully and wilfully injuring cattle under section 400 of the Criminal Code. After a night of drinking, the accused and another broke into and entered a barn filled with cattle. The…

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R v Talaga, [2006] MJ 145 (MB Prov Ct) »

This is the sentencing of offender, Talaga, who was convicted of starving farm animals and failing to provide medical care to a calf with a broken leg. One pig died from starvation and the cattle was in various stages of…

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R v Nikkel, [2013] MJ No 290 (MBQB) »

This is an appeal from a conviction of both appellants, Nikkel and Ragnanan, on 4 different counts. The counts include: being a person who has ownership, possession or control of an animal did unlawfully contravene Section 2(1)(d)(iii) of The Animal…

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R. v. Bernier, 2012 MBPC 36 »

Trial of Bernier who was charged in a nine-count information under the Animal Care Act for failing to provide adequate medical attention for, inflicting harm to, and failing to provide an adequate source of food and water for his herd…

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R v Hiebert, 2003 CanLII 47922 (MB Prov Ct) »

Co-accused were charged with eight different counts under the Animal Care Act, including: operating a kennel without a license, failure to provide certain dogs with adequate medical attention, operating a commercial breeding operation without a licence, failing to provide the…

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Agricultural Associations Act, RSNB 2011, c 104 »

The Agricultural Associations Act provides for the supervision and control of various agricultural societies, including agricultural fair associations, provincial farmers associations, as well as specialized agricultural associations. Associated Regulations: Agricultural Fair Associations Regulation, NB Reg 82-55 Agricultural Societies Regulation, NB…

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Forest Use and Management Regulation, Man Reg 227/88 R »

The Forest Use and Management Regulation regulates activities and policies relating to provincial Crown lands including the harvesting and sale of timber and forest management practices. Unless authorized by permit, the Regulations prohibit livestock to enter into, and for cattle…

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Poultry Products Regulation, Man Reg 211/87 R »

The Poultry Products Regulation regulates the sale of poultry and poultry products through the licensing of poultry dealers, the grading of poultry products, the regulation of egg station operations, and by prescribing permitted advertising practices. The enabling statute for this…

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On-Farm Food Safety Regulation, Man Reg 41/2003 »

The On-Farm Food Safety Regulation provides for the implementation of on-farm food safety programs, as well as the alteration, termination, and suspension of said programs. In addition, the Regulations prescribe the qualifications of auditing organizations responsible for the administration of…

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