R v Johns, [1991] YJ No 82 (YKTC) »

The accused, Arthur Johns, operated an outfitting business providing horse-packing trips. The accused was charged with wilfully neglecting or failing to provide adequate food or water for the horses in his care. The winter of 1989/1990, he took 11 of…

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Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks »

This treaty seeks address the inadequacies of previous agreements to address overfishing and unregulated fishing for the purpose of avoiding adverse impacts on the marine environment, preserving biodiversity, maintaining the integrity of marine ecosystems and minimizing the risk of long-term…

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Convention on Biological Diversity »

This Convention seeks to promote the conservation of biological diversity, the sustainable use of its components and the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the utilization of genetic resources, including by appropriate access to genetic resources…

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Eng v Toronto (City), 2012 ONSC 6818 »

The Applicants challenged the validity of Toronto’s Shark Fin By-law, seeking a declaration that the By-law was ultra vires the city of Toronto and of no force and effect. The impugned Shark Fin By-law banned the possession, sale and consumption…

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Pest Control Products Act, SC 2002, c 28 »

The purpose of the Pest Control Products Act is to protect human health and safety, and the environment, by regulating products used for the control of pests. The Act enables the Minister to consider animal experimentation data in determining the…

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Marine Liability Act, SC 2001, c6 »

The Marine Liability Act is an Act respecting marine liability, and to validate certain by-laws and regulations. With respect to animals, the Act permits the filing of claims based on losses of or injury to animals or animal products.

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Fisheries Act, RSC 1985, c F-14 »

The Fisheries Act manages Canadian fisheries resources by regulating fishing activities. The Act also aims to protect fish and fish habitat by prohibiting persons from carrying out work, undertakings, or activities that result in the harmful alteration, disruption or destruction…

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Canada National Parks Act, SC 2000, c 32 »

The Canada National Parks Act provides for the establishment and regulation of Canada’s national parks. In regard to animals, the Act prohibits the unlicensed hunting of, trafficking in or possession of wild animals on designated park reserves. Associated Regulations: Gros…

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