Despite Pandemic, Ontario Will Ram Through Bill to Hide Animal Cruelty in Farms & Slaughterhouses

TORONTO—National animal law organization Animal Justice is denouncing a move by the Ontario government to ram through dangerous “ag gag” legislation in the midst of a pandemic. Bill 156 is […]

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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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#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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Take Action: Stop Ontario’s Plan to Increase Wolf & Coyote Hunting

Wolves, coyotes and moose in Ontario urgently need your help! Ontario is planning to weaken hunting laws so that coyotes and wolves can be shot and killed more easily in […]

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#29: Specialized Animal Cruelty Prosecutors, with Guest Jake Kamins

Camille interviews Jake Kamins, a district attorney in Oregon dedicated exclusively to prosecuting animal cruelty offences. Jake fills our listeners in on how his unique position helps him make a difference for animals.

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Ontario Court Rules that Animal Law Enforcement Must Be Transparent and Accountable

After hearing arguments from Animal Justice lawyers, an Ontario court has ruled that animal law enforcement by the OSPCA—a private charity—is unconstitutional because the agency is not sufficiently accountable or […]

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Ontario to Provide Public Updates on Recovery Strategies for 37 At-Risk Species

TORONTO—Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) will begin providing public updates on progress made in developing recovery strategies for dozens of at-risk species, the Ministry announced alongside Ecojustice […]

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Ontario Government Sued Over Inaction on Species Protection

Minister of Forestry and Natural Resources has unlawfully delayed recovery strategies for 37 endangered or threatened Ontario species, says animal rights group TORONTO — National animal law organization Animal Justice, […]

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