HMQ v Chernecki 2014 MBPC »

Peter and Judith Chernecki owned several properties on which they held many animals in very poor conditions. Animal rescuers had to don full protective gear including breathing masks and oxygen tanks in order to enter the buildings due to the…

Read More »

R v Lavoie, 2014 NBPC 43 (CanLII) »

The defendant is facing two counts under the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (“SPCA Act”) for: 1) failing to provide 133 dogs of which he had the care and control with adequate food, water, shelter and…

Read More »

R v Bailey, 2002 NSSC 212 (CanLII) »

This is an appeal by the two accused (Bailey and Benoit) from conviction and sentence. Bailey and Benoit were jointly charged of two offences under the Animal Cruelty Prevention Act (“ACPA”): 1) wilfully causing unnecessary suffering to a dog by…

Read More »

R v Collier, [2003] OJ No 3743 (ON Ct J) »

This is the sentencing of Susan Collier, who pleaded guilty to a charge of animal cruelty. She was charged with causing pain to a dog by refusing to obtain veterinary treatment for it. Animal control officers found Collier’s dog in…

Read More »

R. v. Bernier, 2012 MBPC 36 »

Trial of Bernier who was charged in a nine-count information under the Animal Care Act for failing to provide adequate medical attention for, inflicting harm to, and failing to provide an adequate source of food and water for his herd…

Read More »