Live Horse Exports to Japan on the Rise as Feds Delay Action on Promised Ban

In the last election campaign, the governing Liberals promised to ban the live export of horses for slaughter—a practice widely-condemned for its cruelty. This followed years of advocacy by groups […]

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Winnipeg Humane Society & Animal Justice Call on Feds to Make Good on Promise to Ban the Live Export of Horses for Slaughter

WINNIPEG, MB – The Winnipeg Humane Society and national animal law organization Animal Justice are calling for urgent action from Canada’s Minister of Agriculture to end the cruel shipment of […]

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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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Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Edmonton Anti-Horse Slaughter Advocates

Thanks to the support of Animal Justice, prosecutors in Leduc, Alberta have withdrawn charges against two animal advocates. Karin Nelson and Tove Reece were charged with the offence of “stunting” after […]

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Episode 8: Is it Time to End Live Transport?

April 27, 2018   In Episode 8 of Paw & Order, hosts Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk revisit the Australia live export scandal. After a whistleblower exposed immense suffering and […]

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#8: Is it Time to End Live Transport?

In Episode 8 of Paw & Order, hosts Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk revisit the Australia live export scandal. After a whistleblower exposed immense suffering and abuse endured by sheep shipped to the Middle East, change may finally be coming to a brutal industry. But what about Canada? Live export happens here at home, too, and it’s bad news for animals. Thousands of horses are shipped by air every year to Japan, where they are slaughtered for meat.

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