#62: Animal Cruelty Cover-Up Laws Continue to Spread

Camille Labchuk and Jessica Scott-Reid give an update on ag gag laws in Canada, including police handing out tickets to protesters outside of Fearmans Pork slaughterhouse, Ontario releasing info on draft regulations for ag gag Bill 156, a new provision under the bill going into effect that now prohibits advocates from stopping transport trucks, and Manitoba launching public consultations for its own troubling ag gag legislation.

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#61: Animals as Victims of Crime

Peter and Camille discuss legal efforts aimed at having animals considered to be victims of crimes, with the ability to provide a victim impact statement in court. The hosts debate whether this move is merely symbolic, or whether it advances protections for animals in a meaningful way.

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Canada Goose Forced to Stop Killing Coyotes for Fur Trim

TORONTO – Luxury jacket company Canada Goose today announced that it would begin to stop using new fur on its coyote fur-trimmed parkas starting in 2022. Instead, the company says it will […]

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Animal Justice Going to Court in Lawsuit Challenging Removal of Anti-Canada Goose Ads on TTC Shelters

Animal Justice has been granted intervener status in a case challenging the removal of anti-Canada Goose ads from Toronto transit shelters. The case could have broad implications for animals, and […]

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#39: Tragic BC Case Means More Dogs Will Face Death Row

The main topic is the tragic new British Columbia case of R v Santics, which dealt with a dog named Punky who was sentenced to death after Vancouver city enforcement officials decided he was a dangerous dog. Tragically, the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a decision to kill Punky, and said the future courts no longer have the ability to impose interim measures for so-called dangerous dogs like muzzling, tethering, and training. Now, if a dog is determined to be dangerous, the judge has no choice but to impose a death sentence. Camille & Peter discuss why this case is terrible for dogs, and why dog legislation in Canada needs a major overhaul.

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Why 2019 Will Spell the Death of the Fur Industry

For years, animal advocates have been fighting to shut down the horrific fur industry. It’s been a long, hard battle, but major victories in 2018 for fur-bearing animals have proven […]

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#6: Using False Advertising Laws to Tackle Animal Cruelty

Camille Labchuk and Peter Sankoff tackle the topic of false advertising, and how animal lawyers use consumer protection laws creatively to expose and combat animal suffering.

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Episode 6: Using False Advertising Laws to Tackle Animal Cruelty

March 30, 2018   In Episode 6 of Paw & Order, hosts Camille Labchuk and Peter Sankoff tackle the topic of false advertising, and how animal lawyers use consumer protection […]

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Canada Goose Fur Deception Goes Unpunished, Yet Moose Knuckles Feels the Heat

This is the tale of two popular Canadian parka companies: Canada Goose and Moose Knuckles. Both use fur trim, both charge a hefty price for their luxury jackets ($600-1000), and […]

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