Media Releases

Read the latest media releases from Animal Justice.

Animal Justice, Vancouver Humane Society Urge Police to Uphold Welfare Laws at Bull Riding Event

KELOWNA—National animal law organization Animal Justice and the Vancouver Humane Society have alerted police and the BC SPCA regarding possible violations of British Columbia’s Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act […]

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Witness Describes Deadly Milton Chicken Truck Rollover

MILTON—Animal Justice is urgently calling for an investigation by animal protection authorities following a tragic crash involving a transport truck carrying live chickens that rolled over on Highway 401 west […]

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Animal Justice Calls for Cruelty Charges After Young Cow & 2 Horses Killed at Calgary Stampede

CALGARY—Animal Justice is calling for animal cruelty charges in response to the tragic but entirely preventable deaths of a young cow during a ”steer wrestling” event at the Calgary Stampede […]

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Animal Justice Calls on WestJet to End Support for Stampede Cruelty

CALGARY—As yet another edition of the controversial annual event gets underway, Animal Justice is calling on WestJet to end its sponsorship of the Calgary Stampede rodeo. Since 1986, over 100 […]

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Animal Justice Applies to Intervene in Marineland Sentencing

WELLAND—Animal Justice, Canada’s leading animal law organization, is seeking leave from the Provincial Offences Court to participate in the sentencing phase of Marineland’s recent conviction. The group has asked the Court to […]

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Live Horse Export Bombshell: Animal Justice Investigation Reveals Troubling Pattern of Illegal Shipments

EDMONTON—A groundbreaking investigation by Animal Justice and Japanese animal protection group Life Investigation Agency (LIA) has identified a disturbing pattern of legal violations in flying live horses from Canada to […]

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Animal Justice in Court to Challenge Decision Favouring Plastics Industry

OTTAWA—Animal Justice is appearing before the Federal Court of Appeal to challenge a court decision that favoured the plastics industry, and undermined Canada’s efforts to regulate plastic products under the […]

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Appeal Victory: No Jail for Activists Who Exposed Cruelty at Excelsior Hog Farm

VANCOUVER—National animal law advocacy organization Animal Justice is pleased with a decision today from the British Columbia Court of Appeal, which overturned jail sentences for two animal advocates who participated […]

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Animal Justice Hopes PUPS Act Will Be First Step in Protecting Dogs

TORONTO—Animal Justice is welcoming the passage of the Preventing Unethical Puppy Sales Act (PUPS Act), but is calling on the Ontario government to consult on taking more meaningful action to […]

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Animal Justice, Ottawa Humane Society and Veterinarian Call for Law Enforcement at Bull Riding Event

OTTAWA—National animal law organization Animal Justice has alerted the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) about likely violations of animal welfare laws at the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) event scheduled for June […]

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Animal Justice Stands with B.C. Advocates in Appeal Against Unjust Jail Sentences for Exposing Animal Cruelty

VANCOUVER—National animal law advocacy organization Animal Justice is expressing support for Amy Soranno and Nick Schafer, who are appealing their 30-day jail sentences on Friday, May 31 at the BC […]

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Animal Justice Urges London Police to Enforce Animal Cruelty Laws at Upcoming Bull Riding Event

LONDON—National animal law organization Animal Justice has formally alerted London Police Service (LPS) and Animal Welfare Services about violations of animal cruelty laws that are likely to occur at the […]

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Groups call on Manitoba’s Chief Veterinary Officer to Stop Bull Riding Events that Violate Animal Cruelty Laws

BRANDON—National animal law organization Animal Justice and Manitoba Animal Save have submitted a request urging law enforcement authorities to step in and prevent violations of animal cruelty laws at this […]

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New Report Shows Canada Lags Behind on Cage-Free Egg Commitments

TORONTO—Newly released data shows that as grocers and other food companies around the world are making remarkable strides towards cage-free commitments in the food industry, Canada is emerging as a […]

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