Animal Justice Urges Provincial & Federal Government Action After 2 Calves Found Dead in Black Rock, Nova Scotia

Animal Justice is calling on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) and provincial authorities to investigate the suspicious deaths and disposal of two calves who were discovered by concerned citizens […]

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Authorities Shut Down Brome Lake Ducks Ltd. Slaughterhouse for Cruelty to Ducks

On September 4, 2020, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) suspended the licence of Brome Lake Ducks Ltd., a duck slaughterhouse in Asbestos, Quebec. The CFIA stated that Brome Lake […]

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Hylife Foods Slaughterhouse Quietly Fined for Cruelty to Pigs

On July 22, 2020, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) charged Hylife Foods with animal cruelty for an incident at its pig slaughterhouse in Neepawa, Manitoba nearly two years earlier. […]

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Exporting Cruelty: Canada’s Live Animal Export Trade

This article is written by Factory Farm Collective and originally posted on their website. Visit factoryfarmcollective.ca for more great content. Earlier this year, the Guardian examined the global live export trade and found that, […]

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#46: 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Special!

December 20, 2019 Welcome to the first-ever Paw & Order holiday special! Hosts Peter and Camille get into Santa mode in this episode, giving out animal law-themed “gifts” to people, […]

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#30: Interview with Rebeka Breder, Animal Law Lawyer

Camille is joined by guest co-host Rebeka Breder, one of the country’s leading animal lawyers in private practice. Rebeka opens up about her path to becoming an animal rights lawyer, and two of her current high-profile cases—one lawsuit on illegal exports of horses shipped internationally slaughter, and an intervention to protect “dangerous” dogs potentially facing the death penalty.

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Minister of Agriculture Admits Government Isn’t Enforcing Horse Protection Laws

Every year in Canada, thousands of draft horses are exported by air to Japan, where they will be slaughtered for meat. Draft horses are by nature large. When horses of […]

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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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Canadians Just Forced the Government to Address Animal Welfare in Slaughter Laws

Last year, we told you that the federal government is overhauling Canada’s decades-old slaughter regulations as part of a food safety modernization initiative. We told you that in the entire […]

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Authorities Investigating After Witness Documents Blood Streaming from Cow Transport Truck

CAMBRIDGE, ON—The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is investigating after a witness saw blood streaming from and caked onto the side of a transport truck at a rest station. Video footage […]

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