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Ontario Government Sued Over Inaction on Species Protection

Ontario Government Sued Over Inaction on Species Protection »

Minister of Forestry and Natural Resources has unlawfully delayed recovery strategies for 37 endangered or threatened Ontario species, says animal rights group TORONTO — National animal law organization Animal Justice, represented by Ecojustice lawyers, is taking legal action to force…

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New Animal Transport Regulations Get Failing Grade

New Animal Transport Regulations Get Failing Grade »

OTTAWA—National animal law organization Animal Justice is criticizing much-anticipated new federal animal transport regulations as deeply disappointing and woefully inadequate, prioritizing the convenience and profits of animal-use industries at the expense of animal welfare. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency just…

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Ontario SPCA Must Charge Vet for Abusing Pets

Ontario SPCA Must Charge Vet for Abusing Pets »

OTTAWA – National animal law organization Animal Justice is calling on the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Ontario SPCA) to investigate and lay animal cruelty charges against a St. Catharines veterinarian who was secretly filmed abusing…

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Animal Justice Statement on Chilliwack Cattle Cruelty Charges

Animal Justice Statement on Chilliwack Cattle Cruelty Charges »

VANCOUVER—In June 2014, Chilliwack Cattle Sales—Canada’s largest dairy facility—was exposed for harbouring a brutal culture of animal cruelty against dairy cows after an employee spent four weeks secretly documenting the conditions. The undercover footage revealed cows being viciously kicked, beaten, and abused, as…

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