Victory! Toronto City Council Rejects Reptile Zoo Proposal

Victory! Toronto City Council Rejects Reptile Zoo Proposal »

A reptile zoo has been blocked from opening in Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre after city councillors heard concerns from scientists, community members, and animal protection groups—including Animal Justice and our supporters. Reptilia, which already operates reptile zoos in nearby Vaughan and…

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Victory! Canada Goose Goes Fur-Free

Victory! Canada Goose Goes Fur-Free »

In a stunning victory for animals, luxury outerwear company Canada Goose just announced that it plans to go entirely fur-free by the end of 2022. This is a huge blow to the dwindling fur industry, and more proof that there…

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City of Toronto Animal By-law Amendment

City of Toronto Animal By-law Amendment »

When the City of Toronto decided to amend Chapter 349 of the Toronto Municipal Code (Animal By-law), Animal Justice Canada (Animal Justice), in collaboration with other community organizations, provided members of City Council with information to help Toronto become a…

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Ending Air Canada Monkey Transport

Ending Air Canada Monkey Transport »

When Air Canada was unaware of their legal authority to stop shipping non-human primates destined for research and experimentation, Animal Justice Canada provided Air Canada with a legal analysis outlining how Air Canada could cease shipping animals for research and experimentation…

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Ontario Municipal Shark Fin Bans

Ontario Municipal Shark Fin Bans »

When confusion over municipal jurisdiction threatened to thwart attempts to ban shark fins, members of Animal Justice Canada (Animal Justice) provided a legal opinion, advised members of City Council and presented at Committee, educating Councillors that the proposed bylaws were…

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Saving Rainbow & Ending Euthanasia

Saving Rainbow & Ending Euthanasia »

A student at the Ontario Veterinary College contacted Animal Justice Canada when informed that she would not be permitted to graduate and become an Ontario veterinarian unless she killed a healthy dog after a routine spaying. The school reversed its…

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OSPCA Mass Euthanasia Stopped

OSPCA Mass Euthanasia Stopped »

When the Newmarket OSPCA announced that it would mass euthanize 350 animals due to a treatable ringworm outbreak, Animal Justice Canada joined community efforts that forced the OSPCA to reverse its decision, saving dozens of lives. Working with concerned citizens,…

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