#78: Big Animal News Stories You Need to Know About

In Episode 78 of the Paw & Order podcast, Camille Labchuk and Peter Sankoff go deep into top stories that are affecting animals right now from both Canada and across the globe. This include an exciting new announcement from the Canadian government that it will be moving away from toxicity tests on animals in an overhaul of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, Laurentian University killing about 200 innocent animals amid lab closures, two cases of a rare swine flu found in people in Manitoba, New Zealand ending the live export of animals by sea over animal welfare concerns, a Nova Scotia breeder acquitted of animal cruelty charges, Alberta ending funding for a group working to help businesses develop in the plant-based protein sector, the CFIA announcing new import rules for dogs, and the B.C. government continuing to kill wolves to “protect” caribou—when wolves aren’t even responsible for decline in caribou populations.

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Exporting Cruelty: Canada’s Live Animal Export Trade

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Episode 7: Breed-Specific Legislation Is Bad Science

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#7: Breed-Specific Legislation Is Bad Science

Peter talks about breed-specific legislation (BSL) with Alanna Devine—our very first podcast guest! Alanna is a lawyer and director of animal advocacy at the Montreal SPCA. She has played a key role in the legal fight against Montreal’s pit bull ban, and a proposed provincial breed ban in Quebec. Tune in to learn why BSL is unscientific, ineffective, expensive, and spells a death sentence for innocent dogs.

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What Does Brexit Mean for Animals in Canada?

By Elizabeth Schoales, BA, MA, PhD, LLB (candidate). Last month a slim majority of British citizens voted for the UK to leave the European Union. It’s impossible to predict what’s […]

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