Animal Protection Groups Blocked From Testifying About Federal Ag Gag Law

Parliament is considering a troubling federal ag gag law, yet animal protection organizations like Animal Justice have been blocked from testifying about how the proposed law would harm animals and […]

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#43: Ontario PAWS Act Brings in Public Animal Law Enforcement System

In Episode 43, hosts Peter and Camille discuss some big animal law news: Ontario is moving toward the country’s first fully-public animal welfare law enforcement system. Learn why the Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Act, could hold real promise for animals, as the hosts go over the proposed legislation.

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More Animal-Friendly MPs Than Ever Before Headed to Ottawa After Federal Election

Animal advocates across Canada should be rejoicing after the recent federal election. The reason? More animal-friendly Members of Parliament than ever before will soon take their seats. Twenty-five of 27 […]

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Guest Post: Canadian Animal Law Conference Takes Legal Fight for Animals to the Next Level

Journalist Jessica Scott-Reid finds new perspectives and hope at inaugural Canadian Animal Law Conference When considering the world of animal rights and protection, it may be images of animal activists […]

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Summer Compassion Challenge Raises Over $50K for Animals

Our hearts are full! The Summer Compassion Challenge has come to an end and was a smashing success thanks to our compassionate supporters. Together, we raised $50,114—and with the first […]

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Parliament Passes Historic Ban on Whale & Dolphin Captivity 

OTTAWA – National animal law organization Animal Justice is applauding Parliament for passing Bill S-203, historic legislation that bans keeping whales and dolphins in captivity. The House of Commons voted […]

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Here’s How to Help Animals with the New Ontario Animal Protection Survey

Everything is about to change for animal protection in Ontario. In March 2019, the Ontario SPCA announced it will no longer enforce animal cruelty laws in the province and is putting […]

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What You Can Do About False Animal Welfare Labels on Meat, Dairy, and Eggs

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a “What We Heard” report about its planned overhaul of Canadian food labelling regulations. What We Heard reports are issued after stakeholders […]

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Here’s Why Animals Keep Burning to Death in Canadian Barn Fires

Between January 2015 and November 2017, more than 470,000 farmed animals burned alive on Canadian farms. These animals would have endured frightening and agonizing deaths, trapped in cages or stalls […]

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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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