Animal Justice Represents Animals in Supreme Court Case on Public Interest Standing

Animal Justice just gave animals a voice at the Supreme Court of Canada, in an important case on public interest standing. The case could set a precedent for when and […]

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Animal Justice Granted Intervenor Status in Supreme Court Case on Public Interest Standing

Animal Justice has been granted leave to intervene in a Supreme Court of Canada case could affect how animals and animal advocates access the justice system. In order for a […]

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Government (Finally) Moves to Close Bestiality Loophole

After a courtroom showdown and years of advocacy by Animal Justice, the federal government finally introduced legislation today to close Canada’s bestiality loophole. The new law also strengthens animal fighting […]

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Episode 14: The Meaning of Unnecessary Suffering, with Guest Host Sophie Gaillard

June 20, 2018   Peter is joined by special guest host Sophie Gaillard, the director of advocacy with the Montreal SPCA, to discuss what legally constitutes as “unnecessary” suffering that […]

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#14: The Meaning of Unnecessary Suffering, with Guest Host Sophie Gaillard

This week is the 40-year anniversary of the Quebec Court of Appeal’s decision in the Menard case. This case is arguably one of the most important animal law cases ever decided in Canada, and has a bigger impact on animals that any other case in the country, defining what it means for suffering to be unnecessary.

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Why the Supreme Court Bestiality Decision Is Actually Good For Animal Law

By Camille Labchuk, Executive Director of Animal Justice.  The Supreme Court of Canada sent shock waves around the world last week when it ruled in the case of R. v. D.L.W. that […]

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