#37: Learning From the Past, Looking to the Future With the Canadian Animal Law Conference

In Episode 37 of Paw & Order, Camille and Peter catch up on the six horse deaths in Calgary Stampede chuckwagon races (get ready for a lengthy discussion of whether rodeo events are illegal), a great column on why the Stampede needs to ditch animal events, golf course staff running down Canada geese with a golf cart in Edmonton, the fur industry’s paid protesters in California, and the CFIA’s effort to quash a lawsuit about cruel horse transport practices. Camille also sits down with law professor Jodi Lazare of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, for chat about the upcoming Canadian Animal Law Conference and its stellar line-up of speakers.

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Deadliest Stampede In a Decade Violates Animal Cruelty Laws

CALGARY – National animal law organization Animal Justice is demanding an investigation into illegal rodeo cruelty at the Calgary Stampede. Six horses were killed this year after being forced to compete in […]

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Animal Justice Demands Cruelty Investigation Into Horse Death at Calgary Stampede

CALGARY – National animal law organization Animal Justice is calling on authorities to investigate the Calgary Stampede for illegal animal cruelty after its first animal death of 2019. A horse was killed on […]

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#36: Time to Stamp out Rodeo Cruelty at the Calgary Stampede

In Episode 36 of Paw & Order, Camille is joined by our show producer Shannon Milling, who gets to sit in the co-host chair for a change. Camille and Shannon discuss the start of the Calgary Stampede, which features cruel and torturous rodeo events. Nearly 100 animals have died at the Stampede in the last few decades. Find out why chuckwagon racing, steer wrestling, calf roping, and bronco- and bull-riding and other rodeo events are unjustifiably cruel events, and arguably illegal.

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Episode 14: The Meaning of Unnecessary Suffering, with Guest Host Sophie Gaillard

June 20, 2018   Peter is joined by special guest host Sophie Gaillard, the director of advocacy with the Montreal SPCA, to discuss what legally constitutes as “unnecessary” suffering that […]

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#14: The Meaning of Unnecessary Suffering, with Guest Host Sophie Gaillard

This week is the 40-year anniversary of the Quebec Court of Appeal’s decision in the Menard case. This case is arguably one of the most important animal law cases ever decided in Canada, and has a bigger impact on animals that any other case in the country, defining what it means for suffering to be unnecessary.

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