Animal Justice & a Coalition of Groups Call for a Reset of Canada’s Food System

As Canada’s only national animal law organization, Animal Justice regularly speaks out about animal suffering at farms and slaughterhouses.  Whistleblower exposés have exposed horrific animal abuse at factory farms across […]

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#38: Would You Break a Window to Rescue a Dog From a Hot Car? Listen to This First.

Camille and Peter discuss the summertime epidemic of dogs being left in hot cars, including the laws used to prosecuted those who do so, and the potential legal jeopardy faced by a Good Samaritan in Canada who decides to break a window to rescue a dog at risk.

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Deadliest Stampede In a Decade Violates Animal Cruelty Laws

CALGARY – National animal law organization Animal Justice is demanding an investigation into illegal rodeo cruelty at the Calgary Stampede. Six horses were killed this year after being forced to compete in […]

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Animal Justice Supports OSPCA Move to Withdraw from Enforcement

OTTAWA – National animal law organization Animal Justice is applauding the Ontario SPCA’s move to transition away from enforcing animal protection laws after March 31, 2019. The agency announced today […]

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Animals Must Have Access to Shelter, Says Animal Rights Lawyer 

TORBAY, NL—No enforcement action will be taken after a lone cow was witnessed tied up beside a house during a winter storm without shelter, water, and food. According to the […]

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Here’s Why Thanksgiving is a Nightmare for Turkeys

On Thanksgiving, many Canadians give thanks for the wonderful things in our lives, including friends, family, and health. But turkeys killed and eaten for Thanksgiving dinner have nothing to be […]

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Law Professor and Students File Lawsuit to Stop Montreal Rodeo

Law professor Alain Roy and a group of law students from the Université de Montreal filed a lawsuit today, asking the Superior Court of Quebec to impose an injunction to stop the Nomadfest Urban Rodeo […]

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Chilliwack Workers Sentenced To Jail Time for Dairy Cow Abuse

Three B.C. men have been sentenced to jail time after pleading guilty to violently abusing cows at Chilliwack Cattle Sales—Canada’s largest dairy farm. As reported in The Vancouver Sun, two […]

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Animal Justice Intervening in Vancouver Aquarium Copyright Appeal at BC Court of Appeal

VANCOUVER – National animal law organization Animal Justice will argue before the BC Court of Appeal on Monday as an intervener in an important appeal that could affect the ability […]

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Dog Abused on Winnipeg Film Set, Animal Justice Files Animal Cruelty Complaint

WINNIPEG – National animal law organization Animal Justice filed animal cruelty complaints with authorities on Wednesday after disturbing video footage revealed animal abuse on the set of the film “A Dog’s Purpose.” […]

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