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We’re so grateful for your support on #GivingTuesdayNow! #GivingTuesdayNow was a global day of giving on May 5, 2020 to non-profits hit especially hard by the pandemic, including Animal Justice. […]

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#Voiceless4AnimalJustice 2019 Raises Over $26,000 for Animal Protection

Thanks to our incredible supporters, #Voiceless4AnimalJustice 2019 was a huge success for animals! From October 16 to November 9, over 70 participants fundraised to support the lawyers at Animal Justice […]

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Animal Justice Applauds Election of Animal-Friendly Members of Parliament

OTTAWA — Canadian legal advocacy group Animal Justice is welcoming the victories of 25 animal-friendly Members of Parliament in Monday’s federal election. The cohort of MPs all have proven track records […]

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#35: The Battle to Pass Canada’s New Shark Fin Import Ban

It was a big month—three animal protection bills passed through Parliament! It’s now illegal to keep whales and dolphins in captivity, import shark fins, sexually abuse animals, and engage in animal fighting. For our main topic, Camille sits down with Gabriel Wildgen to discuss the fascinating history of campaigns to ban shark fin in Canada. Gabriel is a Harvard law student working with Animal Justice this summer, and previously spent many years campaigning against shark finning with HSI / Canada. From the Toronto City Council shark fin ban and its defeat in court, to a 2013 anti-shark fin bill in Parliament that lost by only six votes, it took many years and a lot of work to finally win a national ban on the shark fin trade.

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Ontario Court Rules that Animal Law Enforcement Must Be Transparent and Accountable

After hearing arguments from Animal Justice lawyers, an Ontario court has ruled that animal law enforcement by the OSPCA—a private charity—is unconstitutional because the agency is not sufficiently accountable or […]

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#19: Canada’s Outdated Animal Cruelty Laws & Broken Political Promises

It’s the two-year anniversary of the Liberal government killing an important animal cruelty bill, and you’ll find out what, if anything has changed since then. (Spoiler alert, not much.)

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Episode 19: Canada’s Outdated Animal Cruelty Laws & Broken Political Promises

October 12, 2018   Camille and Peter are together in person in Ottawa for this episode, so it’s fitting that federal animal protection legislation is the emphasis of Episode 19! […]

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New By-law Bans Zoos & Animal Circuses in Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie just passed a progressive new animal care and control by-law that will mean greater protections for animals. Among other things, the by-law enhances animal care standards, bans […]

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New PEI Laws Force Circus to Cancel Horse Performances

CHARLOTTETOWN—National animal law organization Animal Justice says that PEI’s tough new anti-circus laws have stopped a circus coming to Charlottetown this week from including animal acts. Super Circus Spectacular is scheduled to […]

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Animal Justice Seeks to Intervene in Legal Challenge to Ontario Animal Protection Laws

Media Advisory PERTH, Ontario—National animal law non-profit Animal Justice will ask an Ontario court tomorrow for permission to intervene in a lawsuit that attempts to strike down key aspects of provincial animal welfare laws. […]

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