Episode 77 of the Paw & Order podcast is co-hosted by Jessica Scott-Reid along with a special guest co-host, Kaitlyn Mitchell, who’s a staff lawyer at Animal Justice. Jessica and Kaitlyn dive into pressing news involving animals, including an animal advocate being acquitted of a criminal charge after exposing horrific conditions at an Ontario fur farm, an activist with Direct Action Everywhere in the U.S. being charged under Iowa’s new ag gag law, Kaitlyn’s interview in the Winnipeg Free Press regarding ag gag bills in Manitoba, and Animal Justice filing a cruelty complaint after 6 hens were found alive on top of a pile of thousands of dead flock mates who were dumped in a Manitoba landfill.Keep Reading
In Episode 76 of the Paw & Order podcast, co-hosts Camille Labchuk and Jessica Scott-Reid deep dive into the ethics of getting vaccines that have been tested on animals—which is an especially hot (and rightfully sensitive) topic as we grapple with the global pandemic. They discuss why animal testing is outdated and less effective than modern alternative methods, why research animals are often unprotected by cruelty laws and deserve protection, what types of animal tests leading research companies have been doing to develop COVID-19 vaccines, what animal-derived ingredients go into these vaccines, what’s really going on with a ‘plant-based’ vaccine being developed in Canada, and why animal advocates should still consider getting vaccinated although animal testing is a requirement, so they can stay in good health, help end the global pandemic, and keep on fighting to make change for animals.Keep Reading
Episode 74 of the Paw & Order podcast features an in-depth interview with Calvin Neufeld, the founder of Evolve Our Prison Farms, and Dr. Amy Fitzgerald, a criminologist, expert in using prison labour in animal agriculture, and an associate professor with the department of sociology, anthropology, and criminology at the university of Windsor. In the interview, Calvin and Dr. Amy discuss their work to put a stop to goat milk factory farm, which is planned to open at a federal prison in Kingston, Ontario.Keep Reading
Episode 72 of the Paw & Order podcast features an exciting and energetic interview with vegan CFL player John Rush, who plays with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Because of the pandemic, the Blue Bombers haven’t been able to play this year, but John hasn’t missed a beat. He’s been using his free time to launch an awesome vegan food blog: Rescue Dog Kitchen. John discusses what it’s like being a vegan pro athlete, his journey to the movement, and how he uses the blog and his social media, which prominently features his huge rescued dogs Bone and Bailey, to advocate for animals and plant-based eating.Keep Reading
In Episode 70 of the Paw & Order podcast, Camille Labchuk and Jessica Scott-Reid speak with Kimberly Carroll, Animal Justice’s Communications Strategist and on the Board of Directors. Kimberly announces an exciting new initiative: The Animal Justice Academy!
The Animal Justice Academy is a six-week advocacy bootcamp featuring over 80 presenters who are leaders in the animal rights movement. Together, they guide participants how to create real change for animals through political engagement, media, public protest and outreach, veganism, creative mediums, business, and using your own unique communities and social circles.
Welcome to the Paw & Order holiday spectacular—featuring all three hosts, Camille Labchuk, Peter Sankoff, and Jessica Scott-Reid! In this special holiday episode, the hosts give out 12 “gifts” to worthy people, groups and animals. This is one of our funnest and most energetic episodes yet!Keep Reading
Jessica speaks with environmental researcher Nicholas to discuss the documentary, “Kiss the Ground” to debunk regenerative agriculture and “holistic” cow grazing as a viable solution to climate change. We need to move away from animal farming all together to combat the climate crisis!Keep Reading
This episode of the Paw & Order podcast is brought to you LIVE from the online Canadian Animal Law Conference! For the first time ever, hosts Camille Labchuk, Peter Sankoff, and Jessica Scott-Reid come together to host an exciting show.Keep Reading
2nd Annual Canadian Animal Law Conference Takes Different but Impactful Format: A Review by Journalist Jessica Scott-Reid
Guest blog post by journalist Jessica Scott-Reid, co-host of the Paw & Order podcast Not surprisingly, the second annual Canadian Animal Law Conference, held this past weekend, looked quite different […]Keep Reading
On June 8, 2018 Animal Justice celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a glamorous gala at The Burroughes in downtown Toronto. This inspirational evening included a blue carpet entrance and photo […]Keep Reading