12 Women Animal Lawyers Who Are Changing the Game in 2022

The field of animal law has grown exponentially in Canada over the past decade. Animal law has grown from a small and largely unknown area of practice into a respected area of the […]

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Ontario Should Ban the Cruel Spring Bear Hunt

The Government of Ontario is proposing to permanently bring back the spring bear hunt – a reckless move opposed by a range of conservation and animal protection groups across the […]

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#30: Interview with Rebeka Breder, Animal Law Lawyer

Camille is joined by guest co-host Rebeka Breder, one of the country’s leading animal lawyers in private practice. Rebeka opens up about her path to becoming an animal rights lawyer, and two of her current high-profile cases—one lawsuit on illegal exports of horses shipped internationally slaughter, and an intervention to protect “dangerous” dogs potentially facing the death penalty.

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Episode 13: Discrimination Against Vegans, with Guest Host Samantha Kompa

July 6, 2018   Camille is joined by guest host Samantha Kompa, an Ontario human rights lawyer, to discuss protecting ethical vegans against discrimination in the workplace, hospitals, schools, prisons, […]

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#13: Discrimination Against Vegans, with Guest Host Samantha Kompa

Camille is joined by guest host Samantha Kompa, an Ontario human rights lawyer, to discuss protecting ethical vegans against discrimination in the workplace, hospitals, schools, prisons, and more.

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A Legal Victory for Endangered Animals in Ontario!

Last fall, you may remember that Animal Justice filed a lawsuit to protect the mountain lion, northern bobwhite, and dozens of other threatened and endangered species in the province of […]

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Episode 7: Breed-Specific Legislation Is Bad Science

April 13, 2018   In Episode 7, Peter talks about breed-specific legislation (BSL) with Alanna Devine—our very first podcast guest! Alanna is a lawyer and director of animal advocacy at […]

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#7: Breed-Specific Legislation Is Bad Science

Peter talks about breed-specific legislation (BSL) with Alanna Devine—our very first podcast guest! Alanna is a lawyer and director of animal advocacy at the Montreal SPCA. She has played a key role in the legal fight against Montreal’s pit bull ban, and a proposed provincial breed ban in Quebec. Tune in to learn why BSL is unscientific, ineffective, expensive, and spells a death sentence for innocent dogs.

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Vancouver Transit Police Target Animal Activist for Showing Slaughterhouse Footage

TransLink Transit Police in Vancouver have ticketed an animal advocate for spreading awareness of animal cruelty by showing farm and slaughterhouse footage to passersby on the street. Geoff Rigear is […]

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Vancouver Aquarium Drops Copyright Lawsuit Against Filmmaker

VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Aquarium has dropped its copyright lawsuit against filmmaker Gary Charbonneau. The Aquarium filed a notice of discontinuance in the case this week, shortly before CEO John Nightingale was […]

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