New Bill Could Phase Out Toxicity Tests on Animals in Canada

Canada’s federal government has introduced an exciting new bill that could end some of the worst and most painful forms of animal experimentation. Bill S-5, Strengthening Environmental Protection for a […]

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#79: Replacing Animal Use in Science With Dr. Charu Chandrasekera

In Episode 79 of the Paw & Order podcast, co-hosts Camille Labchuk and Jessica Scott-Reid speak with Dr. Charu Chandrasekera. Dr. Chandrasekera is the founder of the Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM) at Windsor University, an internationally recognized research centre working to develop alternatives to animal testing. The interview explores why traditional animal testing is an outdated form of research that often produces poor results, why modern alternatives to animal testing focusing on human biology are more efficient, the exciting work that CCAAM is doing to develop these alternatives, and why it’s time for Canada to do more to support alternatives to animal testing and to develop these lifesaving technologies.

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Animal Justice Files Animal Cruelty Complaint Over University of Calgary Research Lab

CALGARY – National animal law non-profit Animal Justice has filed a complaint with the Calgary Humane Society over shocking animal cruelty alleged to have occurred at a University of Calgary […]

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University of Windsor Launches New Centre to Develop Animal Testing Alternatives

The University of Windsor is opening a cutting edge new research institution: the Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM). The first of its kind in Canada, and the […]

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