Strengthening Canada’s Environmental Protection Law an Important Opportunity to Protect Lab Animals From Needless Suffering

One of Canada’s most important environmental laws, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (“CEPA”) is more than 20 years old and past due for a revamp. Nearly four years after the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development released its report calling for comprehensive changes to the Act, the Government of Canada... Read more » Animal Justice
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Not Guilty! Animal Advocate Acquitted of Criminal Charge for Filming Inside Fur Farms

Animal advocate Malcolm Klimowicz has been acquitted of the criminal offence of break and enter for entering a fur farm without permission, and filming suffering minks trapped inside tiny wire cages. The acquittal comes after a multi-day trial held online, via a courthouse in Kingston, Ontario. Watched online by people across the country, the hashtag... Read more » Animal Justice
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Animal Justice Seeks Leave to Intervene in Alberta Animal Cruelty Sentence Appeal

Animal Justice is seeking leave to intervene before the Alberta Court of Appeal in a case about sentences for the criminal offence of animal cruelty. In the case, R v Chen, the individual plead guilty to causing unnecessary suffering after admitting to beating his dog Cinnamon, who was seized and later adopted into another home.... Read more » Animal Justice
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