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Help Fix Canada’s Broken Animal Transport Laws »

The federal government is finally updating Canada’s decades-old animal transport regulations. Unfortunately, the proposed new rules are deeply disappointing and fail to protect animals from severe suffering. Among other serious problems, they will still allow animals to be transported for…

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Saving Dogfighting Victims From Execution

Saving Dogfighting Victims From Execution »

Animal Justice sought leave to intervene in a court case in Chatham, Ontario to help save the lives of 21 dogs rescued from an alleged dogfighting ring in October, 2015. Three individuals are facing hundreds of criminal animal cruelty and dogfighting charges in relation…

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Animal Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Animal Charter of Rights and Freedoms »

Animal Justice Canada Legislative Fund is working to enshrine meaningful animal rights into Canadian law, including the right of animals to have their interests represented in court, and the guarantee of rights and freedoms that make life worth living.  The…

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Ontario Animal Cruelty »

Animal Justice Canada is working to educate the public and stakeholders on Ontario’s primary piece of animal welfare legislation – the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act. In December of 2013 Animal Justice Canada released ‘OSPCA Act:…

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PEI Puppy Mills

PEI Puppy Mills »

Animal Justice Canada is working to ensure that laws which prohibit puppy mills in Prince Edward Island are properly enforced.

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Shark Finning

Shark Finning »

Animal Justice Canada is working to educate legislators and the general public on the cruelty and waste inherent in shark finning. Fueled by the demand for shark fin soup–considered a delicacy in some cultures–shark finning is a widespread practice that occurs…

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