Animal Justice’s 2022 Canadian Animal Law Conference is Back in Person

Save the date! The fourth annual Canadian Animal Law Conference will take place from September 16-18, 2022, at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. The Conference kicks off with […]

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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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Take Action: Meat Industry Betrays Mother Pigs, Delays Cruel Gestation Crate Phase-Out by 5 Years

In the Canadian pig farming industry, the majority of farms lock up pregnant pigs in barren metal cages called gestation crates. These crates are so small that the pigs cannot […]

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Animal Justice Files Cruelty Complaint After 5 Pigs Fall From Moving Transport Truck

Animal Justice is calling for animal cruelty charges against a transporter after five pigs fell off a moving tractor trailer driving on the busy Highway 401 outside of Kingston, Ontario. […]

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2nd Annual Canadian Animal Law Conference Takes Different but Impactful Format: A Review by Journalist Jessica Scott-Reid

Guest blog post by journalist Jessica Scott-Reid, co-host of the Paw & Order podcast Not surprisingly, the second annual Canadian Animal Law Conference, held this past weekend, looked quite different […]

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#61: Animals as Victims of Crime

Peter and Camille discuss legal efforts aimed at having animals considered to be victims of crimes, with the ability to provide a victim impact statement in court. The hosts debate whether this move is merely symbolic, or whether it advances protections for animals in a meaningful way.

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Animal Justice to Continue the Fight Against Bill 156 in Court

“Whistle-blowers have been champions of truth and justice across our province, our country and this world. They have a role which has upheld democracy, which has spoken truth to power, […]

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#48: Death Row Dog Named Punky Loses Last Appeal

February 7, 2020 In Episode 48, Peter & Camille discuss the case of Punky Santics, an Australian cattle dog on death row who lost a bid to appeal to Canada’s […]

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Ontario “Ag Gag” Bill is Unconstitutional, Say Leading Legal Experts

TORONTO—Dozens of Canadian law professors and constitutional and criminal law experts are sounding the alarm over Ontario’s Bill 156, Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019.  According to […]

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