Federal “Ag Gag” Bill Could Punish Negligent Farmers After Amendments at Committee

A legislative committee studying the proposed federal agricultural gag, or “ag gag”, law has amended the bill in response to concerns raised by Animal Justice and other animal protection groups, legal scholars, and even the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”).  Bill C-205 was introduced by Conservative MP John Barlow, and was originally designed to target... Read more » Animal Justice
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Animal Protection Groups Blocked From Testifying About Federal Ag Gag Law

Parliament is considering a troubling federal ag gag law, yet animal protection organizations like Animal Justice have been blocked from testifying about how the proposed law would harm animals and unfairly punish people who speak out against routine abuse on Canadian farms. The House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture is studying Bill C-205, An... Read more » Animal Justice
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New Report Questions Biosecurity as Justification for Ag Gag Laws

Animal Justice is releasing a new report examining disease outbreaks on Canadian farms, called Animal Advocates or Animal Agriculture? Disease Outbreaks & Biosecurity Failures on Farms. Based on data compiled by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) which monitors and investigates reportable disease outbreaks in Canada, the report reveals that standard farm practices and poor... Read more » Animal Justice
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