Animal Justice Canada is a Canadian Registered Charity (#80399 7212 RR0001) dedicated to advancing public knowledge of animal practices and preventing the abuse and killing of animals through the enforcement of existing laws.

Animal Justice Canada Legislative Fund is a federally incorporated not-for-profit dedicated to advocating for the humane treatment of animals.

If you are a legal professional or are interested in assisting with fundraising, writing or ongoing campaigns, contact us with information about your specific interests, experience, and skill set.

Please note that we are not able to assist with matters of a personal or individual nature.


Breed-Specific Legislation: Ontario’s Pit Bull Ban

In August 2005, the Ontario government enacted the Dog Owner’s Liability Act [1] outlawing the possession, breeding, importing and transferring of pit bulls in Ontario. [2] The legislation replaced regulations that permitted pit bulls so long as they were muzzled and leashed in public, spayed /neutered, and euthanized where there was a possible threat or following an attack. [3] Ontario’s pit bull ban was one of many implemented in Canada, the United States and Australia. (more…)

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Animal Justice Opposes Spring Bear Hunt

Animal Justice Canada has made a submission to the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) recommending against moving forward with plans to reinstate a spring bear hunt in Northern Ontario by amending the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act Regulations to establish an open hunting season for black bears from May 1st to June 15th.


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