Animal Justice Files Cruelty Complaint After Baby Pigs Die in Truck Crash

Animal Justice is calling for an animal cruelty investigation after a transport truck full of baby pigs skidded off of the road into a ditch on Concession 4 Walpole, just outside of Haldimand County, Ontario on the morning of July 26, 2021.  As reported in the Hamilton Spectator, the local police stated that “several piglets... Read more » Animal Justice
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Alberta Should Regulate Farmed Animal Welfare Instead of Punishing Animal Advocates

CALGARY – National animal law organization Animal Justice is denouncing plans by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney to target animal protection advocates with unprecedented fines and jail time. Meanwhile, there are no regulations in Alberta, or anywhere else, that set welfare standards for the treatment of animals confined in farms, and no public inspections of the... Read more » Animal Justice
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Federal Government Hands Out Cash for Cruel Foie Gras Industry PR Initiative

The federal government announced a new subsidy this week to help promote the cruel foie gras industry in Quebec. According to a government news release, the Department of Agriculture and Agri-foods is giving $123,000 to Deschambault Animal Science Research Centre to research foie gras production, including the “optimal feed intake for ducks.” The government also claims... Read more » Animal Justice
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