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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Authorities Refuse to Crack Down on Misleading Milk Ads

In November 2016, Animal Justice filed a legal complaint with authorities over a misleading ad campaign that suggested that consuming of dairy is essential for human health. The ads, sponsored […]

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Supreme Court of B.C. Grants Animal Justice & Zoocheck Leave to Intervene in Vancouver Aquarium Lawsuit

VANCOUVER – The Supreme Court of British Columbia has granted Animal Justice and Zoocheck leave to intervene in the Vancouver Aquarium’s lawsuit against the Vancouver Park Board. The two organizations argued in court […]

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Public Comments Needed on Draft Code of Practice for Chickens Used for Eggs

By Anna Pippus, J.D., director of farmed animal advocacy for Animal Justice Cover photo by Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals. The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) has released its […]

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Why the Supreme Court Bestiality Decision Is Actually Good For Animal Law

By Camille Labchuk, Executive Director of Animal Justice.  The Supreme Court of Canada sent shock waves around the world last week when it ruled in the case of R. v. D.L.W. that […]

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Veal Calf Cruelty Conviction Reveals Shortcomings with Animal Protection Laws

Today, the Montreal SPCA announced that a former veal facility worker has been found guilty of animal cruelty under provincial law. The worker was sentenced to pay $4000 in fines […]

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Federal Complaint Filed Over Safeway “Certified Humane” Chicken Meat

VANCOUVER — National animal law organization Animal Justice has filed a false advertising complaint with the Competition Bureau and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency over Safeway’s “certified humane” chicken meat […]

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Delay in Dairy Cruelty Prosecution Sparks National Outcry

In June 2014, Canada’s largest dairy farm was exposed for shocking cruelty to animals. Footage secretly recorded by Mercy For Animals showed workers violently beating animals with their fists, boots, […]

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Animal Justice Fights to Stop OSPCA from Executing Rescued Dogs

News broke earlier this week that the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) is asking a court to order the execution of 21 dogs who were […]

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Ag Department’s New Chief of Staff Has Close Ties to Ag Industry

Canada’s new agriculture minister has announced his chief of staff: Mary Jean McFall, whose family owns one of Canada’s largest egg producers—Burnbrae Farms—and who used to serve as a board […]

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