Media Releases

Read the latest media releases from Animal Justice.

Dog Death Prompts Renewed Call for Trapping Ban In PEI

CHARLOTTETOWN—Animal Justice, a national animal law advocacy organization, is renewing its call for a ban on trapping and snaring in Prince Edward Island after yet another heartbreaking death of a companion […]

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No Justice for Dolphins: Prosecutors Drop Criminal Charge Against Marineland

TORONTO—Animal Justice is expressing shock and disappointment after Crown prosecutors stayed a criminal charge against Marineland today, for holding illegal dolphin shows. The aquarium was charged in December, 2021 after […]

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Media Advisory: Animal Groups in Court to Stop Coyote Killing Contest

Animal Justice, The Fur-Bearers, and Coyote Watch Canada will make arguments in Ontario Divisional Court on Wednesday, in a lawsuit aimed at stopping an unlawful coyote hunting contest.  It is […]

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Photos: One Year After Promised Ban, Horses Still Shipped from Winnipeg to Japan

WINNIPEG—National animal law organization Animal Justice is sounding the alarm after a shipment of over 100 horses was flown out of the Winnipeg airport early Monday morning to Japan. There, […]

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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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