Episode 9: Animal Cases Are Making Headlines Right Now

May 11, 2018   Animal cruelty cases and lawsuits are making major headlines this month, so hosts Camille Labchuk and Peter Sankoff break down all the latest news in Episode […]

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#9: Animal Cases Are Making Headlines Right Now

Animal cruelty is notoriously under-prosecuted, but even when there is a successful conviction, the outcome isn’t always ideal. Learn about a man convicted of animal offences in Saskatchewan who packed up, moved to B.C. and just had dozens of dogs seized once again. The hosts also discuss an Alberta breeder who is awaiting trial on animal cruelty charges, yet is allowed to carry on with his breeding business in the meantime because he wasn’t subject to bail restrictions. Meanwhile, a Nova Scotia woman starved a bunny rabbit to death and a PEI man severely neglected 10 dogs (five had to be euthanized), but they each received only a short ban on animal ownership, and got to keep other animals already in their possession.

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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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