Media Releases

Read the latest media releases from Animal Justice.

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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Quebec Fur Farms: Shocking New Photos Show Suffering Foxes & Minks

MONTREAL—National animal law organization Animal Justice is releasing disturbing new images taken at two Quebec fur farms that show foxes confined in small, barren wire cages, and minks kept in […]

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Animal Justice Slams Health Canada Over Cruel Poisons to Kill Wolves and Other Wildlife

TORONTO—Animal Justice is raising the alarm over a proposed decision posted today by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (“PMRA”).  The Agency is proposing to allow the continued use of […]

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Animal Justice to Intervene in Labelling Lawsuit Targeting Vegan “Cheese” Company

MONTREAL—National animal law advocacy group Animal Justice has been granted intervener status in a court case about the ability of a Montreal company to use the term “cheese” on the […]

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Statement on Deadly Hamilton Chicken Truck Rollover

HAMILTON—Animal Justice is calling for an urgent investigation after a transport truck hauling live chickens rolled over on its side in Hamilton, Ontario. The deadly crash occurred this morning at […]

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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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