Animal Justice to Continue the Fight Against Bill 156 in Court

“Whistle-blowers have been champions of truth and justice across our province, our country and this world. They have a role which has upheld democracy, which has spoken truth to power, […]

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Ontario “Ag Gag” Bill is Unconstitutional, Say Leading Legal Experts

TORONTO—Dozens of Canadian law professors and constitutional and criminal law experts are sounding the alarm over Ontario’s Bill 156, Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, 2019.  According to […]

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#45: Ag Gag Laws Come to Canada

December 6, 2019 Ag gag laws have come to Canada. In an effort to conceal animal cruelty on farms, some provinces have begun passing dangerous legislation designed to keep abuse […]

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OSPCA Withdraws From Enforcing Animal Cruelty Laws

The Ontario SPCA has announced that it will withdraw from enforcing animal protection laws in the province of Ontario as of March 31, when its current funding agreement with the […]

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Animal Justice Supports OSPCA Move to Withdraw from Enforcement

OTTAWA – National animal law organization Animal Justice is applauding the Ontario SPCA’s move to transition away from enforcing animal protection laws after March 31, 2019. The agency announced today […]

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Court Strikes Down Ontario SPCA Law Enforcement Regime as Unconstitutional

OTTAWA—An Ontario court has struck down the province’s animal protection law enforcement regime, declaring that it is unconstitutional for the Ontario SPCA—as a private charity not subject to reasonable oversight measures—to […]

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