Alberta Should Regulate Farmed Animal Welfare Instead of Punishing Animal Advocates

CALGARY – National animal law organization Animal Justice is denouncing plans by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to target animal protection advocates with unprecedented fines and jail time. Meanwhile, there are […]

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Animal Justice Demands Animal Cruelty Investigation into Lethbridge Police Deer Killing Video

LETHBRIDGE – National animal law non-profit Animal Justice is calling for a criminal animal cruelty investigation into a disturbing video depicting a Lethbridge police officer repeatedly running over an injured […]

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Animal Justice Seeks External Investigation After Cats Left in Vehicle for 22 Days by Edmonton Humane Society

EDMONTON – National animal law organization Animal Justice is seeking an independent external investigation into an incident that occurred at the Edmonton Humane Society. According to a statement issued by the Humane […]

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Episode 9: Animal Cases Are Making Headlines Right Now

May 11, 2018   Animal cruelty cases and lawsuits are making major headlines this month, so hosts Camille Labchuk and Peter Sankoff break down all the latest news in Episode […]

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#9: Animal Cases Are Making Headlines Right Now

Animal cruelty is notoriously under-prosecuted, but even when there is a successful conviction, the outcome isn’t always ideal. Learn about a man convicted of animal offences in Saskatchewan who packed up, moved to B.C. and just had dozens of dogs seized once again. The hosts also discuss an Alberta breeder who is awaiting trial on animal cruelty charges, yet is allowed to carry on with his breeding business in the meantime because he wasn’t subject to bail restrictions. Meanwhile, a Nova Scotia woman starved a bunny rabbit to death and a PEI man severely neglected 10 dogs (five had to be euthanized), but they each received only a short ban on animal ownership, and got to keep other animals already in their possession.

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An Upward Trajectory: Considering the Camardi case in the context of Canadian animal cruelty sentencing decisions

The recent case of Nicolino Camardi is one of those poignant instances of shocking animal cruelty that truly capture the public’s attention. It is also one of the most recent […]

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When Two Worlds Collide: Wild Animals in the City

After the summer snowstorms that hit Southern Alberta in early September this year, there have been increased sightings of large wildlife in urban centres.[1] On September 18th, a cougar was […]

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