New Report Questions Biosecurity as Justification for Ag Gag Laws

Animal Justice is releasing a new report examining disease outbreaks on Canadian farms, called Animal Advocates or Animal Agriculture? Disease Outbreaks & Biosecurity Failures on Farms. Based on data compiled […]

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Hylife Foods Slaughterhouse Quietly Fined for Cruelty to Pigs

On July 22, 2020, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) charged Hylife Foods with animal cruelty for an incident at its pig slaughterhouse in Neepawa, Manitoba nearly two years earlier. […]

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Take Action: Meat Industry Betrays Mother Pigs, Delays Cruel Gestation Crate Phase-Out by 5 Years

In the Canadian pig farming industry, the majority of farms lock up pregnant pigs in barren metal cages called gestation crates. These crates are so small that the pigs cannot […]

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#67: Lesley Fox on Minks, COVID-19, & the End of Fur

Episode 67 of Paw & Order features an in-depth interview with Lesley Fox, executive director of The Fur-Bearers, who is one of Canada’s most knowledgeable and dedicated anti-fur voices. Lesley and Camille discuss troubling COVID-19 mutations found in mink farms, companies dropping fur, cities banning fur sales, and why the writing is on the wall for the abusive fur industry.

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Animal Justice Says No Bailouts for Factory Farms 

Animal Justice and a coalition of Canadian animal protection organizations have written to the federal government, demanding that no federal bailout funds be given to factory farms where animal cruelty […]

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#32: Criminalizing Compassion – #MeatTheVictims & #PigTrial2

Camille and Peter discuss the rise of direct action animal advocacy in Canada, the legal issues raised, and the potential for legal pushback by industry and legislators. The hosts go over two recent high-profile cases: Ontario prosecutors withdrawing criminal charges against activist Jenny McQueen for rescuing a piglet, in a case that had been dubbed the #PigTrial2; and the #MeatTheVictims action in Abbotsford, B.C., where activists occupied an industrial pig farm that had been exposed for horrific pig abuse.

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