Media Releases

Read the latest media releases from Animal Justice.

Manitoba Stampede Calf Roping and “Mutton Bustin’” Events Violate Animal Cruelty Laws, Say Animal Protection Groups

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Humane Society and national animal law organization Animal Justice are calling on the organizers of the Manitoba Stampede and law enforcement authorities to cancel planned tie-down […]

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Animal Justice Calls for Charges After Horse Killed in Stampede Chuckwagon Race

CALGARY—National animal law organization Animal Justice is calling for an animal cruelty investigation after a horse was killed Thursday night when forced to compete in the notorious chuckwagon races at […]

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New Import Ban on Rescue Dogs from 100+ Countries Condemns Homeless Dogs to Death

TORONTO—In a surprise move, the Canada Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced this week that it would ban dog rescue from some of the most vulnerable countries in the world, where […]

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Supreme Court Decision May Help Animals Access the Justice System

OTTAWA—Animal Justice, a national animal law advocacy organization, is applauding a decision released today by the Supreme Court of Canada that upholds a broad conception of public interest standing, and may assist […]

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Marineland Holds Dolphin Shows On Opening Weekend, Despite Criminal Charge

TORONTO—Animal Justice has filed a new complaint with Niagara Police after Marineland used dolphins in performances over the May long weekend, as it opened for the season in Niagara Falls. […]

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Animal Justice Urges Winnipeg to Scrap Pit Bull Ban & Reject Backyard Hens

WINNIPEG—National animal law organization Animal Justice will present to Winnipeg City Council today as the Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks considers significant amendments to the Responsible […]

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Royal Manitoba Winter Fair Cancels Cruel Pig & Calf Scrambles Following Opposition by Winnipeg Humane Society & Animal Justice

WINNIPEG- The Royal Manitoba Winter Fair has cancelled its upcoming pig and calf scramble events, just days before they were scheduled to take place. The move follows public outcry and […]

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Royal Manitoba Winter Fair Pig & Calf Scrambles Violate Animal Cruelty Laws, Say Animal Protection Groups

WINNIPEG—The Winnipeg Humane Society and national animal law organization Animal Justice are calling on the organizers of the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair and law enforcement authorities to cancel planned pig […]

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Winnipeg Humane Society & Animal Justice Call on Feds to Make Good on Promise to Ban the Live Export of Horses for Slaughter

WINNIPEG, MB – The Winnipeg Humane Society and national animal law organization Animal Justice are calling for urgent action from Canada’s Minister of Agriculture to end the cruel shipment of […]

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Lawsuit Slams Ontario for Allowing Coyote Hunting Contest

TORONTO—Animal Justice, The Fur-Bearers, and Coyote Watch Canada are suing the Ontario government over its decision to allow a coyote hunting contest to take place throughout the month of February. […]

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