Use Your Vote for Animals This Federal Election!

Canadians will go to the polls and vote in a federal election on September 20, 2021. Once again, Animal Justice will be putting animal protection issues on the election agenda, […]

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Federal “Ag Gag” Bill Could Punish Negligent Farmers After Amendments at Committee

A legislative committee studying the proposed federal agricultural gag, or “ag gag”, law has amended the bill in response to concerns raised by Animal Justice and other animal protection groups, […]

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Parliament Passes Groundbreaking Bills Against Shark Finning, Bestiality, & Animal Fighting

OTTAWA – National animal law non-profit Animal Justice is applauding Canada’s federal Parliament for passing two groundbreaking animal protection bills late last night. On Tuesday evening, the Senate passed Bill […]

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Advisory: Animal Justice Joins MPs to Call for End to Senate Deadlock on Animal Protection Bills

OTTAWA—MPs from across federal parties will hold a press conference to address the Senate deadlock on three animal protection bills—all of which are being blocked from reaching third reading before […]

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Episode 2: What Does Canadian Federalism Mean for Animal Law?

February 2, 2018   Welcome to Episode 2 of Paw & Order! Tune in as hosts Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk dive into an important topic in animal law: Federalism. […]

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#2: What Does Canadian Federalism Mean for Animal Law?

Peter Sankoff and Camille Labchuk dive into an important topic in animal law: Federalism. In other words, how does the division of powers between federal and provincial governments affect animals? Unlike many other countries, Canada has no national animal welfare legislation. Here’s your chance to understand why that is, and why it’s such a serious problem.

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Canadian Senator: “We Should See Cetaceans As Our Equals, As Living Beings”

Committee hearings got underway this week on Bill S-203, a Senate bill that would ban keeping whales and dolphins in captivity in Canada. This groundbreaking bill would protect sensitive and […]

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This Ontario Political Party Just Passed New Animal Protection Policies

Animals got important political recognition last weekend at the Green Party of Ontario annual convention in Calabogie, Ontario. Party members voted overwhelmingly in favour of four separate policy resolutions related to […]

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New Bill Would Make Significant Improvements to Animal Protection Laws in Canada

Modernizing Animal Protections Act receives backing from coalition of animal protection groups TORONTO – Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith introduced Bill C-246, the Modernizing Animal Protections Act, to the applause of […]

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What do the election results mean for animals?

As the dust settles on the long and hard-fought Canadian federal election of 2015, it’s a good time to take a closer look at what the results mean for animal […]

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