R v Allen, [1974] NBJ No 44 (NBSC) »

This was an appeal by the appellant, Allen, who was convicted of wilfully killing cattle contrary to section 400(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada and sentenced to a term of two years in penitentiary. The appeal was based on…

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R v Lavoie, 2014 NBPC 43 (CanLII) »

The defendant is facing two counts under the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (“SPCA Act”) for: 1) failing to provide 133 dogs of which he had the care and control with adequate food, water, shelter and…

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R v Lavoie, [2013] NBJ No 335 (NBQB) »

This is an appeal that deals with the right to be tried within a reasonable time as guaranteed under section 11(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Respondent was charged with having ownership and possession one hundred…

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R v Gauvin, 2009 NBPC 29 (CanLII) »

Gauvin is charged with two counts of uttering threats to kill a dog contrary to section 264.1(1)(c); two counts of killing an animal (a German Shepherd dog and a Labrador Retriever dog) contrary to section 445(1)(a); and one count of…

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Cote v R, 2003 NBCA 38 »

The appellant, Cote, was found guilty of arson, breaking and entering, and one count of wilfully killing cattle contrary to section 444(a) of the Criminal Code. Cote appeals that decision solely on the basis that the presiding judge committed “reversible…

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R v Tomalin, 2011 NBPC 29 (NB Prov Ct) »

The Defendants, Sandra Tomalin and Beverley Tomalin, were charged jointly for failing to provide adequate food, water, shelter and care to 38 horses under their care and control as provided for under the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to…

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R v Bernier, 2006 NBQB 36 (CanLII) »

The accused pled guilty to wilfully and without lawful excuse, killing livestock contrary to section 444(a) of the Criminal Code, as well as breaking and entering. The accused, Bernier, and three accomplices went to a hog house with the intent…

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Regina v Breau, [1959] 125 CCC 84 (NBSC) »

The accused in convicted under s.22(a) of The Game Act of New Brunswick, R.S.N.B. 1952, c. 220: “Every one is guilty of an offence who hunts, takes, hurts, injures, shoots, wounds, kills or destroys, (a) a cow moose, calf moose,…

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R. v. Fowlie, [1998] N.B.J. No. 539 »

This was a sentencing hearing for Fowlie who pleaded guilty to willfully and without lawful excuse killing his horse. Fowlie was observed dragging his horse behind his truck. Fowlie stated that he was attempting to train the colt that was…

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Russell v. Aventriep, 2013 NBQB 134 »

Action by the plaintiff for damages for veterinary bills to treat injuries inflicted on her dog by the defendant’s dog. The defendant had been walking her leashed German shepherd along a highway when the plaintiff’s small dog ran loose out…

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R. v. Harry Chapman and Ester Chapman, 2009 NBPC 28 »

In this case, the defendants, Ester and Harry Chapman, operated a dog kennel and were charged with “failing to provide adequate medical care to certain animals under their control”. Three Dachshund pups and one Maltese mix adult dog were seized by animal protection officers; the Dachshund pups…

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Pet Establishment Regulation, NB Reg 2010-74 »

The Pet Establishment Regulation regulates the licensing and operations of pet establishments, including animal shelters, pet retail stores and kennels. In relation to animal shelters and pet retail stores, the regulations provide specific requirements regarding animal care standards, building maintenance,…

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General Regulation, NB Reg 2000-4 »

The General Regulation – Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act regulates the appointment of animal protection officers, prescribes standards of animal care and exemptions from those standards, as well as prohibits practices surrounding animal fighting. In addition,…

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Food Premises Regulation, NB Reg 2009-138 »

The Food Premises Regulation regulates food handling, food processing, and food service establishments. In regard to animals, the Regulations prohibit animals from entering or remaining in prescribed food handling establishments, with an exception for live fish in aquariums and service…

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Public Health Act, SNB 1998, c P-22.4 »

The Public Health Act governs a number of activities related to the protection of human health, including: communicable diseases and the general protection of public health; the licensing of food premises; and the regulation of agricultural products including milk and…

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