Exporting Cruelty: Canada’s Live Animal Export Trade

Exporting Cruelty: Canada’s Live Animal Export Trade »

This article is written by Factory Farm Collective and originally posted on their website. Visit factoryfarmcollective.ca for more great content. Earlier this year, the Guardian examined the global live export trade and found that, based on 2017 FAO data, Canada was the 3rd top…

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Over 100 animals die in Ontario vehicles every day

Over 100 animals die in Ontario vehicles every day »

This article is written by Factory Farm Collective and originally posted on their website. Visit factoryfarmcollective.ca for more great content. In June 2020, Ontario passed Bill 156, becoming the second province in Canada to pass an ag-gag law. Ontario’s Minister…

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Canada Slaughtered 834 Million Animals in 2019

Canada Slaughtered 834 Million Animals in 2019 »

The Canadian meat industry is slaughtering more animals for food than ever before, according to government slaughter statistics analyzed by Animal Justice. In 2019, over 833 million land animals were killed at the hands of the meat industry—up drastically from…

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Watch Our #GivingTuesdayNow Live Stream!

Watch Our #GivingTuesdayNow Live Stream! »

We’re so grateful for your support on #GivingTuesdayNow! #GivingTuesdayNow was a global day of giving on May 5, 2020 to non-profits hit especially hard by the pandemic, including Animal Justice. It’s the support of the community that allows us to…

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Ontario Should Ban the Cruel Spring Bear Hunt

Ontario Should Ban the Cruel Spring Bear Hunt »

The Government of Ontario is proposing to permanently bring back the spring bear hunt – a reckless move opposed by a range of conservation and animal protection groups across the province. Through its Environmental Registry of Ontario (ERO) posting, the…

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Ontario May Soon Lift Its Pit Bull Breed Ban

Ontario May Soon Lift Its Pit Bull Breed Ban »

Things are looking up for pit bulls in Ontario! A new private member’s bill, introduced last November, aims to repeal the long-standing ban on pit bulls and pit bull-type dogs in the province because the ban is ineffective, arbitrarily targets…

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Join Animal Justice for a Holiday Party!

Join Animal Justice for a Holiday Party! »

This year, Animal Justice is hosting a holiday party in Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa—and you’re invited! Join us for an incredible evening with delicious vegan food from local restaurants, cocktails, a silent auction with fabulous prizes, and the premiere of…

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Here's Why Cat Declawing is No Longer Acceptable

Here’s Why Cat Declawing is No Longer Acceptable »

Cats have an innate need to scratch. Our kitty companions find great pleasure in scratching trees, furniture, carpets or other in-home belongings. There are many reasons behind the behaviour, including to stretch their bodies, shorten and condition their claws, and…

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Job Opportunity: Staff Lawyer at Animal Justice

Job Opportunity: Staff Lawyer at Animal Justice »

Animal Justice is a national animal law advocacy organization, leading the legal fight for animals in Canada. Our lawyers work to pass strong new animal protection legislation at all levels of government, ensure laws already on the books are vigorously…

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Why 2019 Will Spell the Death of the Fur Industry

Why 2019 Will Spell the Death of the Fur Industry »

For years, animal advocates have been fighting to shut down the horrific fur industry. It’s been a long, hard battle, but major victories in 2018 for fur-bearing animals have proven that times are finally changing! Over four million animals are…

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What Do Ontario's New Slaughter Laws Mean For Animals?

What Do Ontario’s New Slaughter Laws Mean For Animals? »

Ontario has announced that it’s amending its provincial slaughter regulations. The province will eliminate the need for a veterinarian to conduct post-mortem inspections at a slaughterhouse of an animal killed on a farm. However, a pre-slaughter inspection still needs to…

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