Join #Voiceless4AnimalJustice & Take a 24-Hour Vow Of Silence For Animals

Canada isn’t a kind country for animals. Right now, millions of animals are suffering at the hands of cruel industries that abuse them for food, fashion, entertainment, and experiments. For the most part, these animals suffer in silence, behind closed doors. Their cries for help go ignored.

Canada is slowly starting to pass better laws for some animals. But despite some recent victories, Canada still has some of the worst animal protection laws in the western world. Most animals still aren’t protected from egregious cruelty and abuse. To make matters worse, many provinces are passing dangerous ag gag laws that make it illegal to expose animal cruelty in farms, slaughterhouses, transport, and in some cases, fur farms and puppy mills, too.

This is why we’re asking you to join #Voiceless4AnimalJustice.

On November 5, compassionate Canadians will come together for a 24-hour vow of silence in solidarity with the animals who are silenced by industri…

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International Rabbit Day: Here’s Why Bunnies Need Your Help

September 24 is International Rabbit Day, and as bunny guardians celebrate their adopted companions, it’s also important to remember the rabbits who aren’t so lucky. Rabbits are exploited by a range of cruel industries and desperately need advocates to speak out for their protection.

Rabbits Killed for Food

Hundreds of thousands of rabbits are killed every year in Canada for human consumption and as meat for pet food.

Most rabbit farms confine the delicate animals in small cages, and deprive rabbits from doing what comes naturally to them, like socializing, playing, and burrowing. Male rabbits are often sent to slaughter when they are less than 12 weeks old, and females are often kept until they are no longer productive at breeding offspring.

At the slaughterhouse, terrified and panicked rabbits are typically stunned by electrocution and then killed by having their throat slit or by decapitation.

Photo: Jo-Anne McArthur | Animal Equality | We Animal…
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Save Lucy: World’s Coldest & Loneliest Elephant Languishes in Edmonton

Edmonton is no place for an elephant, but sadly, an Asian elephant has suffered in the city for over 40 years.

Her name is Lucy, and in 1977, she was captured at the age of two from the tropical forests of Sri Lanka. Lucy has been forced to live behind bars at the Edmonton Valley Zoo ever since.

Lucy is one of the loneliest elephants on the planet. Elephants are highly social animals, but Lucy has never been with another Asian elephant, and has lived completely alone in her enclosure for over a decade. It’s no surprise that the Edmonton Valley Zoo is at the top of the list of the World’s Worst Zoos for Elephants.

Lucy the elephant at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Photo: Jo-Anne McArthur | Zoocheck

In the wild, Asian elephants walk long distances and spend more than two thirds of each day feeding on grasses. Lucy’s enclosure is barren and made of concrete, with little to no stimulation. During the Edmonton winters, her environment is frigid—vastly different…

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