Strengthening Canada’s Environmental Protection Law an Important Opportunity to Protect Lab Animals From Needless Suffering

One of Canada’s most important environmental laws, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (“CEPA”) is more than 20 years old and past due for a revamp. Nearly four years after the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development released its report calling for comprehensive changes to the Act, the Government of Canada... Read more » Animal Justice
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Animal Groups Applaud Federal Commitment to Reduce Toxicity Testing on Animals

TORONTO – Animal Justice, Humane Canada, and the Society for Humane Science are applauding a proposed overhaul of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). The amendments promise a national shift away from painful toxicity tests on animals, and government support for developing alternatives to animal testing. As one of Canada’s most important federal environmental protection laws, CEPA focuses on protecting... Read more » Animal Justice
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Not Guilty! Animal Advocate Acquitted of Criminal Charge for Filming Inside Fur Farms

Animal advocate Malcolm Klimowicz has been acquitted of the criminal offence of break and enter for entering a fur farm without permission, and filming suffering minks trapped inside tiny wire cages. The acquittal comes after a multi-day trial held online, via a courthouse in Kingston, Ontario. Watched online by people across the country, the hashtag... Read more » Animal Justice
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