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…

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R v Freymond, [2006] OJ No 608 (ON Ct J) »

This an application by the accused Freymond and Cheffins to exclude evidence obtained against them because their rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms were violated. Freymond was charged with with being the owner of 29 dogs and…

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R v Singh, [2001] OJ No 537 (ON Sup Ct) »

This is an appeal by Kathy Singh from her conviction and sentence for wilful neglect of a domestic cat in her care under section 446(1)(c) of the Criminal Code. Singh operated a pet shelter where animals could be brought for…

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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…

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R v Vieira, [2006] BCJ No (BCPC) »

The accused, John Vieira was charged that he wilfully neglected or failed to provide suitable and adequate food, water, shelter and care for horses, dogs, pigs and rabbits, contrary to Section 446(2) of the Criminal Code. Vieira testified he was…

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R v Jackson, 2011 NSPC 108 »

The accused is charged with two offences: 1) causing animals (7 ducks and 3 chickens) to be in distress, contrary to section 21(1) of the Animal Protection Act; and 2) while being the owner of animals or person in charge…

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R v Burns, [2003] OJ No 6323 (ON Ct J) »

Stanley Burns and William Massey are charged under Section 446(1)(c) of the Criminal Code, for having the custody or control of domestic animals, to wit: 77 dogs, and willfully failing to provide suitable and adequate shelter and care for those dogs.…

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