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LAW to March in Veggie Pride Parade »

Lawyers for Animal Welfare (LAW) will be marching with a banner at this year’s Veggie Pride Parade taking place in Toronto, Ontario on June 4, 2011 from 12PM to 3:30PM. The parade lineup starts at the Toronto Reference Library (just…

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Animal Circuses Coming to Ontario »

Shrine Circus and Cirque Mondo of Quebec have announced that they will be bringing exotic animals including elephants, jaguars and camels into Ontario to perform at their animal circuses. A schedule of the Ontario dates and cities is as listed…

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CALAS Animal Experimentation Symposium Illegal? »

The upcoming Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS) 2011 annual symposium could violate animal welfare laws, says Lawyers for Animal Welfare (LAW). The industry convention scheduled to be held from May 14 to May 17, 2011 at the Sheraton…

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LAW Releases Pit Bull Seizure Guide »

Lawyers for Animal Welfare (LAW), an organization that campaigns on behalf of animals, has released a guide to pit bull seizure under the Ontario Dog Owners’ Liability Act. The guide provides a summary of the relevant legislation and outlines the…

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Industrial Agriculture Workshop & Screening »

November 25, 2010 6:30 – 8:30PM Room B026, Bahen Centre for Information Technology University of Toronto, 40 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario The Animals’ Charity (TAC) and the U of T Urban Agriculture Society present an educational workshop and film screening on the impacts…

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Students no Longer Required to Kill Dogs says Vet Dean »

The University of Guelph Veterinary College has announced its intention to end its policy requiring students to kill healthy dogs as part of their studies. The change comes after Lawyers for Animal Welfare (LAW) assisted a veterinary student assert her Ontario Human Rights…

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LAW Offers Help to Vet Student Conscientious Objectors »

Lawyers for Animal Welfare (LAW), an organization that campaigns on behalf of animals, has offered to assist all veterinary college students in Ontario that conscientiously object to harming, killing or performing unnecessary surgery on dogs or other animals during the course…

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OSPCA Mass Euthanasia Stopped! »

Newmarket-Aurora MPP Frank Klees confirmed this morning that the OSPCA’s euthanasia plans at the Newmarket shelter has been stopped in its tracks. The announcement was made this morning by Rob Godfrey, Chair of the Ontario SPCA following a discussion with…

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