Dozens of Dogs Rescued Following Dog Sledding Operation Closure

A Quebec dog sledding operation has shut down and nearly 100 dogs are now with loving families or are up for adoption at animal shelters.

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Speak Up for Sled Dogs in Ontario Government Consultation

Note: consultation is now closed. Ontario is consulting the public on updates to animal welfare regulations that apply to outdoor dogs in the province. The proposed updates are extensive and […]

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Animal Justice Sues Ontario to Stop Coyote Killing Contest

Animal Justice, The Fur-Bearers, and Coyote Watch Canada are suing the Ontario government over its decision to allow a coyote hunting contest to take place throughout the month of February. […]

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Coyote Killing Contest Appears to Violate Ontario’s Hunting Law

Animal Justice is sounding the alarm over a coyote hunting contest taking place throughout the month of February.  The annual contest, held by Chesher’s Outdoor Store near Belleville, Ontario, includes […]

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Reptilia Zoo Withdraws Application for Exemption to Open in St. Catharines, Ontario

Reptilia, a private zoo chain notorious for displaying exotic reptiles and using them at mobile live performances as party props, has withdrawn its application for an exemption to animal keeping […]

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Kangaroo Dies from Injuries After Escaping from Papanack Zoo

A kangaroo named Willow has died after escaping from Papanack Park Zoo and being injured in a road incident. Papanack Zoo is a roadside zoo located just east of Ottawa, […]

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Bill 156 Prohibition on Stopping or Interfering with Animal Transport Trucks Comes Into Effect

Today, sections of the controversial Bill 156 come into force, making it an offence to stop or interfere with trucks carrying farmed animals to slaughterhouses. Bill 156, the Security from […]

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Ontario Should Ban the Cruel Spring Bear Hunt

The Government of Ontario is proposing to permanently bring back the spring bear hunt – a reckless move opposed by a range of conservation and animal protection groups across the […]

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Ontario May Soon Lift Its Pit Bull Breed Ban

Things are looking up for pit bulls in Ontario! A new private member’s bill, introduced last November, aims to repeal the long-standing ban on pit bulls and pit bull-type dogs […]

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#43: Ontario PAWS Act Brings in Public Animal Law Enforcement System

In Episode 43, hosts Peter and Camille discuss some big animal law news: Ontario is moving toward the country’s first fully-public animal welfare law enforcement system. Learn why the Provincial Animal Welfare Services (PAWS) Act, could hold real promise for animals, as the hosts go over the proposed legislation.

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