Renting with Pets: A Guide to Ontario Rental Law

Renting with Pets: A Guide to Ontario Rental Law »

A recent article by CBC News highlights how hard it can be to find pet-friendly accommodations in Toronto’s competitive rental market. Maybe you have experienced finding the ideal house or apartment, only to have the landlord tell you no pets are…

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Help Protect Calves From Veal Industry Cruelty

Help Protect Calves From Veal Industry Cruelty »

How the Proposed Veal Code of Practice Fails Calves and What You Can Do to Help Calves used by the Canadian veal industry endure tremendous suffering. These babies are stolen away from their mothers shortly after birth, then isolated in tiny crates…

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TTC Takes Down Misleading Shrine Circus Elephant Ads

TTC Takes Down Misleading Shrine Circus Elephant Ads »

Animal Justice won a victory against the cruel circus industry today, with news that the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has removed misleading ads paid for by the Shrine Circus. The ads were removed following complaints made last month by Animal Justice and…

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What Does Brexit Mean for Animals in Canada?

What Does Brexit Mean for Animals in Canada? »

By Elizabeth Schoales, BA, MA, PhD, LLB (candidate). Last month a slim majority of British citizens voted for the UK to leave the European Union. It’s impossible to predict what’s going to unfold but if this happens it will affect…

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B.C. Conservation Officer Kills Healthy Bear Cub

B.C. Conservation Officer Kills Healthy Bear Cub »

The B.C. Conservation Officer Service is under fire again after reports that a conservation officer unnecessarily executed a healthy black bear cub. Tiana Jackson of Dawson Creek, B.C. reports that she found an apparently orphaned baby black bear cub near…

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Win Tickets to Unlocking the Cage at Hot Docs

Win Tickets to Unlocking the Cage at Hot Docs »

Animal Justice is thrilled to announce an exclusive contest for tickets to the first Canadian screenings of the film Unlocking the Cage at the Hot Docs festival in early May in Toronto. The film screens on Monday, May 2 at 3:30 pm, Tuesday, May…

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A win for Ontario wolves and coyotes!

A win for Ontario wolves and coyotes! »

We just got some amazing news — the Ontario government is abandoning its bad plan to let hunters to gun down more wolves and coyotes!  We told you earlier this year about Ontario’s attempts to weaken hunting laws so that wolves and coyotes…

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Animal Justice Supports Ban on Retail Pet Sales in Ottawa

Animal Justice Supports Ban on Retail Pet Sales in Ottawa »

The City of Ottawa is the latest municipality to consider banning the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in pet shops. Instead, shops would be allowed to adopt out animals from humane societies, shelters, and rescues. Ottawa is in good company: Toronto, Mississauga, Vaughan, Richmond,…

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Animal Justice Fights Ontario's Wolf and Coyote Slaughter

Animal Justice Fights Ontario’s Wolf and Coyote Slaughter »

Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is preparing to increase the numbers of wolf and coyotes hunted in Ontario. The proposed changes will allow unlimited hunting of coyotes in northern Ontario, remove the game seal requirement for wolves and coyotes in northern Ontario, and…

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Parliament is Already Taking Action to Save Animals

Parliament is Already Taking Action to Save Animals »

Animal advocates had good reason to be optimistic that the new Parliament would start taking animal issues seriously after the strong results in the 2015 federal election. Humane Voters Canada – Animal Justice’s new political wing – endorsed and campaigned…

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Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals

Why is the Government Involved in Promoting Pork? »

The federal government is gearing up to hold hearings to determine whether to establish a Canadian Pork Promotion and Research Agency. The Agency would be funded by levies on Canadian and imported pork. Each pig would be taxed $0.75, generating…

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The day we made Supreme Court history: A recap

The day we made Supreme Court history: A recap »

By Camille Labchuk, Executive Director Animals got their day in court this week, thanks to Animal Justice. On Monday, November 9, law professor Peter Sankoff and I went to the Supreme Court of Canada to intervene in a groundbreaking appeal.…

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Where is the Justice for Farmed Animals?

Where is the Justice for Farmed Animals? »

By Peter Sankoff, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta Camille Labchuk, Director of Legal Advocacy, Animal Justice Canada Earlier this month, Quebec tabled new animal protection legislation that makes it the first jurisdiction in Canada to recognize that animals…

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