R v Blankenburg, 2010 YKTC 95 (CanLII) »

The accused was charged with 3 counts. (1) Unlawfully committing an offence in that: he did by in person knowingly utter a threat to injure or kill an animal to wit: a dog, contrary to Section 264.1(1)(c) of the Criminal Code.…

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R v Johns, [1991] YJ No 82 (YKTC) »

The accused, Arthur Johns, operated an outfitting business providing horse-packing trips. The accused was charged with wilfully neglecting or failing to provide adequate food or water for the horses in his care. The winter of 1989/1990, he took 11 of…

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R v Smith, [1991] YJ No 171 (YKTC) »

The accused, Kathleen Smith and James Walker, were charged that they did wilfully permit to be caused unnecessary pain to a dog by failing to provide a suitably sized collar, contrary to s. 446(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. The veterinarian…

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R v Sevigny, [2001] YJ No 151 (YKTC) »

This was an application by the Crown for an adjournment. Denis Sevigny, was before the Court for trial on two charges contrary to s. 446 of the Criminal Code. The charges relate to neglect, or failure to provide for, or…

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R v Karolev, [1992] YJ No 186 (YT Ct J) »

Mrs. Karolev, the accused, placed rubber bands around the testicles  of two of her neighbours’ dogs. In each case the testicles became swollen, gangrenous, and painful, and both dogs required veterinary surgery to have the testicles removed. The accused pleaded…

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R v Kolak, 2004 YKTC 11 »

This is a sentencing hearing for the accused, Kolak, who plead guilty to one count of section 119 of the Animal Control Bylaw. One of Kolak’s ten dogs was found to be so severely malnourished that it had to be…

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R. v. Miller, 2003 YKSC 64 »

This is an appeal from a decision acquitting the respondent of a charge contrary to s. 119 of the Animal Control Bylaw, which states: No person shall cause, either directly or by neglect, or permit to be caused unnecessary pain, suffering…

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Wildlife Regulation, YOIC 2012/84 »

The Wildlife Regulation regulates hunting methods and licences, possession and reporting of dead wildlife, the export of wildlife, harvest fees, outfitting and guiding, capture and transport of live wildlife, wildlife research permits, and habitat protection areas.  In addition, the Regulations…

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Trapping Regulation, YOIC 1982/283 »

The Trapping Regulation governs the trapping of fur bearing animals, by regulating open seasons, trapping methods, licences, fur trading, fees, and quotas. Pursuant to the Regulation, “big game animal” means a member of a species of animal wildlife listed in…

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Game Farm Regulations, YOIC 1995/15 »

The Game Farm Regulations regulate the operation of commercial game farms through licensing, by providing physical standards of care, as well as by regulating the slaughter and sale of game farm animals. The Regulations prescribe some conduct and standards of…

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Wildlife Act, RSY 2002, c 229 »

The Wildlife Act regulates hunting, trapping, outfitting and guiding within the Yukon. The Act authorizes the killing of wildlife when it is reasonably necessary to prevent the starvation of a person, for self defence, or for the protection of property.…

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Trailer Coach Park Regulations, YCO 1962/26 »

The Trailer Coach Park Regulations govern Trailer Coaches and Trailer Coach Parks in the Yukon. In relation to animals, the Regulations prohibit animals from being washed in a park, except in a place approved by a Health Officer, as well…

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Public Health Regulations, YCO 1958/79 »

The Public Health Regulations prevent anything that may endanger health, or is likely to become a public nuisance. The Regulations mandate that the owner or person having possession of any animal which dies or is killed shall within twelve hours…

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