Federal MP Introduces Motion to Defund the Meat Industry

Meat is not green. That’s why a Member of Parliament recently introduced a groundbreaking motion in House of Commons, calling on the federal government to tackle the major role that […]

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Canadian Consumers on Their Own to Police Misleading Animal Welfare Claims on Food

False animal welfare claims are rampant in Canada This week, Animal Justice submitted comments to the Government of Canada regarding its proposed changes to labelling requirements in the Food and […]

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Vancouver Chicken Slaughterhouse in Trouble for Endangering Animal Advocates

At Animal Justice, we use the law to help animals. Sometimes that means using animal protection laws, but often it means using other laws, unrelated to animals, to hold industry […]

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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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Have Your Say: Government Developing Food Policy for Canada

The federal government is developing Canada first-ever food policy! A national food policy would address the entire food cycle—from the moment seeds are planted, until the food is prepared and eaten. […]

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Got (Soy) Milk? European Court Bans Word ‘Milk’ on Dairy-Free Products

Plant-based food companies can no longer use terms like ‘milk’ and ‘cheese’ to describe their products, according a ruling by European Court of Justice released this week. The case was […]

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Canadians killed more than 771 million land animals for food in 2016

Slaughter report from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada show we killed 771,625,940 land animals for food in 2016—up from 750 million farmed animals killed the previous year. The growth is mostly […]

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New Farmed Animal Slaughter Rules Proposed – Have Your Say

As part of a food safety modernization initiative, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is overhauling our decades-old slaughter regulations. Though it’s unsurprising that the focus of the new food safety […]

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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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Help Protect Calves From Veal Industry Cruelty

How the Proposed Veal Code of Practice Fails Calves and What You Can Do to Help Calves used by the Canadian veal industry endure tremendous suffering. These babies are stolen away from […]

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