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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Take Action: Proposed Ag Gag Law Regulations Will Cover up Farmed Animal Cruelty

Earlier this year, Ontario passed a dangerous new law that will cover up animal cruelty by outlawing undercover investigations at farms and slaughterhouses. Bill 156, Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act was passed by the legislature in June, but most of the new law is not yet in effect. That’s because the government... Read more » Animal Justice
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Fighting Canada’s Dangerous “Ag Gag” Laws

Animal Justice is working to stop the spread of dangerous “ag gag” laws in Canada. Ag gag laws seek to silence, or “gag”, whistleblowers, undercover journalists, and animal advocates, punishing them for exposing cruelty on farms.  Ag gag laws cover up animal cruelty by making it illegal for an undercover investigator to get a job... Read more » Animal Justice
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