Manitoba Proposes Ag Gag Bill to Silence Protestors & Keep Farmed Animal Suffering Hidden

On March 10, 2021, the Manitoba government finally pulled back the curtain and revealed the contents of its ag gag (aka “agricultural gag”) bill. Bill 62, the Animal Diseases Amendment Act, would restrict peaceful protests outside of slaughterhouses and conceal animal suffering and neglect in trucks transporting farmed animals to slaughter. To those watching, the... Read more » Animal Justice
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Animal Justice Files Legal Challenge to Strike Down Ontario Ag Gag”Law

Animal Justice has filed a lawsuit challenging the Ontario government over a troubling “ag gag” (agricultural gag) law that was passed last year to cover up animal cruelty at farms, slaughterhouses, and transport. This is the first lawsuit to challenge the constitutionality of an ag gag law in Canada.  Along with journalist Jessica Scott-Reid, and... Read more » Animal Justice
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Ontario Responds to Undercover Footage of Pig Farm Abuse By Banning Hidden-Camera Exposés

On December 5, 2020 Ontario brought its ag gag laws in effect—just days after Animal Justice released undercover footage of violent animal abuse and filthy conditions at a pig factory farm in Putnam, Ontario. In June of this year, Ontario passed the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, a troubling law that aims... Read more » Animal Justice
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