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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Authorities Shut Down Brome Lake Ducks Ltd. Slaughterhouse for Cruelty to Ducks

On September 4, 2020, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (“CFIA”) suspended the licence of Brome Lake Ducks Ltd., a duck slaughterhouse in Asbestos, Quebec. The CFIA stated that Brome Lake Ducks had illegally abused ducks by failing to comply with the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations by handling ducks and using slaughter equipment in a... Read more » Animal Justice
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