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OBA Animal Law Section Created »

The Ontario Bar Association has announced the creation of an Animal Law section which will provide programs, news and advocacy opportunities for OBA members. For more information see: http://www.oba.org/En/Animal/ani_main/intro_en.aspx Animal Justice Canada is a Canadian Registered Charity dedicated to advancing…

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Ontario Judge Hears Shark Fin By-Law Application »

On November 5, 2012, Justice Spence of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice heard an application to strike downToronto’s By-Law No. 1247-2011, which bans the possession, sale and consumption of shark fins within the City of Toronto. The outcome of…

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Toronto Animal Services Bylaw Consultations »

Municipal Licensing and Standards is proposing a series of amendments to Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 349 Animals By-law. They are hoping to receive feedback on several proposed changes, as well as to increase awareness about several Toronto Animal Services (TAS)…

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OBA Animal Law Event Scheduled »

Show your support for the proposed Ontario Bar Association animal law section by attending this exciting event. Register now at: http://www.cba.org/pd/details_en.aspx?id=ON_12ANI1127T. Once you have registered tell everyone you are attending on our meetup.com page at: http://www.meetup.com/animaljustice/. Title: Animal Law: Adjudication and Investigation Date: Tuesday,…

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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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