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OSPCA Euthanasia Concerns Raised »

Source: http://toronto.ctvnews.ca/animal-treatment-at-newmarket-ospca-questioned-1.937136 Questions are being raised about the treatment of animals at the Newmarket OSPCA after an MPP said that animals were being killed due to a ringworm outbreak. The comment came from PC MPP Frank Klees, who charged during question…

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Animal Justice Calls on PEI to Improve Animal Legislation »

Animal Justice Canada (“Animal Justice”) is urging Prince Edward Island’s Department of Agriculture and Forestry (the “Department”) to increase its efforts to improve provincial animal welfare legislation. Despite commitments on behalf of the Department to improve provincial animal welfare legislation, Prince Edward…

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Animal Justice Urges OSPCA to Inspect Shrine Circus »

TORONTO – Animal Justice Canada (Animal Justice) is urging the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) to inspect travelling circuses in Ontario to ensure compliance with provincial animal welfare law. The Shrine Circus will be in…

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Animal Justice to Educate Public in PEI »

Community Legal Information Association of PEI (CLIA) and Animal Justice Canada have announced a new joint program aimed at increasing public understanding of the law and animals in Prince Edward Island. “Islanders are passionate about animals,” says Kelly Robinson, Program…

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Animal Justice at OBA Animal Law Event »

Animal Justice Canada Executive Director Nick Wright will be chairing the Ontario Bar Association animal law event scheduled for the evening of Tuesday May 29, 2012 to be held in downtown Toronto. ‘Animal Law: Prosecution and Reform’ features a panel…

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OBA Animal Law Newsletter Launched »

The OBA Animal Law group has published a newsletter with articles on developments in the field of animal law. The newsletter is available for download BY CLICKING HERE. The newsletter is edited by Maria Golarz and Marie Sydney and articles in…

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Ontario PC Party Bill Defeated »

PC Party MPP Jack MacLaren’s Bill 47, Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment Act, 2012 has been defeated in its second reading. The bill, which delegates of Ontario Pork supported with a vote of 79-1, came under criticism…

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Revised PC Party Bill Still Guts Animal Cruelty Laws »

After public outcry and strongly worded criticisms Jack MacLaren of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario has withdrawn private members Bill 37 but is now introducing The Prevention of Cruelty of Animals Act, 2012 in its place. Like its predecessor this new…

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Ontario PC Party Bill Would Gut Animal Cruelty Laws »

A Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario bill before the legislature would gut animal cruelty laws and remove prohibitions on causing cruelty and distress to animals, says Animal Justice Canada (Animal Justice), a Toronto based Canadian registered charity. “The PC Party…

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