Toronto Votes to Expand Controversial Backyard Hen Pilot Program

Allowing the expansion of the UrbanHens TO program during a period of outbreak is as dangerous as it is illogical.

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Animal Justice Urges Winnipeg to Scrap Pit Bull Ban & Reject Backyard Hens

WINNIPEG—National animal law organization Animal Justice will present to Winnipeg City Council today as the Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks considers significant amendments to the Responsible […]

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See How Many Animals Canada Killed for Food This Year in Real Time

A new website exposing the truth about the number of animals killed by the meat industry has just launched in Canada. Animal Clock, already available in the US and the UK, […]

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Animals Are Freezing To Death on Canadian Slaughter Trucks Right Now

Canada is experiencing an especially frigid winter, with temperatures feeling as low as -40° C even in southern parts of the country like Toronto. Many people will ride out this […]

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Access to Information Documents Reveal Sobering Government Collusion with Big Ag

Access to information documents obtained by the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals and reviewed by Animal Justice reveal that new proposed animal transport regulations were drafted in collusion with the […]

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New Rules Proposed for Religious Slaughter; Animal Justice Calls for Outright Ban

OTTAWA—National animal law organization Animal Justice is calling for a ban on non-stun slaughter as new draft guidelines on the practice are open for public comment. The draft guidelines have […]

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Authorities Investigating After Live Chicken Goes Through Sanitizing Washer at Vancouver Slaughterhouse

VANCOUVER—The BC SPCA is investigating an incident of a live chicken going through a sanitizing washer at Hallmark Poultry in downtown Vancouver. The aftermath of the incident was captured by […]

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This Ontario Political Party Just Passed New Animal Protection Policies

Animals got important political recognition last weekend at the Green Party of Ontario annual convention in Calabogie, Ontario. Party members voted overwhelmingly in favour of four separate policy resolutions related to […]

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Say What? Agricultural Leader Blames Animals for Dying in Barn Fires

It’s no secret that the meat industry puts animal welfare at the very bottom of its priority list. But a new interview with Ontario Federation of Agriculture president Don McCabe […]

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Speak Up For Chickens and Turkeys During the Poultry Code of Practice Comment Period

This month, the Canadian agriculture industry released a draft of its revised code of practice for chickens and turkeys. The public is invited to comment on this draft for consideration […]

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