Federal MP Introduces Motion to Defund the Meat Industry

Meat is not green. That’s why a Member of Parliament recently introduced a groundbreaking motion in House of Commons, calling on the federal government to tackle the major role that […]

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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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New Animal Transport Regulations Condemn Animals to Suffer and Die

OTTAWA – National animal law non-profit Animal Justice is denouncing new farmed animal transport regulations released today by the federal government as a massive betrayal, falling far below the standards […]

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What Do Ontario’s New Slaughter Laws Mean For Animals?

Ontario has announced that it’s amending its provincial slaughter regulations. The province will eliminate the need for a veterinarian to conduct post-mortem inspections at a slaughterhouse of an animal killed […]

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Animal Welfare Complaint Filed After Footage Appears To Show Moving Cow Being Skinned Alive

MILTON, Ontario—An animal welfare complaint has been filed with provincial law enforcement authorities after a video appearing to show a cow moving its head while its skin is hacked off has gone […]

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Canadians Just Forced the Government to Address Animal Welfare in Slaughter Laws

Last year, we told you that the federal government is overhauling Canada’s decades-old slaughter regulations as part of a food safety modernization initiative. We told you that in the entire […]

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One Year Later, No Justice for Victims of Burlington Pig Truck Rollover

This week marks a gruesome anniversary: One year ago, a truck carrying 180 pigs to slaughter rolled over outside the notorious Fearmans Pork slaughterhouse in Burlington, Ontario. Dozens of baby […]

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New Farmed Animal Slaughter Rules Proposed – Have Your Say

As part of a food safety modernization initiative, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is overhauling our decades-old slaughter regulations. Though it’s unsurprising that the focus of the new food safety […]

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Animal Justice Fights Ontario’s Wolf and Coyote Slaughter

Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is preparing to increase the numbers of wolf and coyotes hunted in Ontario. The proposed changes will allow unlimited hunting of coyotes in northern Ontario, remove the game […]

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Animal Justice Statement on Chicken Cruelty Exposed on National TV

TORONTO – On Saturday evening, CTV’s W5 aired disturbing undercover footage of chickens being abused, apparently in violation of federal and provincial law. The footage was shot at one of […]

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