Royal Manitoba Winter Fair Cancels Cruel Pig & Calf Scrambles Following Opposition by Winnipeg Humane Society & Animal Justice

WINNIPEG- The Royal Manitoba Winter Fair has cancelled its upcoming pig and calf scramble events, just days before they were scheduled to take place. The move follows public outcry and opposition from the Winnipeg Humane Society and national animal law organization Animal Justice. Hundreds of concerned citizens wrote in to call on Fair organizers to... Read more » Animal Justice
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Animal Justice Statement on Veal Farm Animal Cruelty Charges

Courtesy of Farm Sanctuary

TORONTO — After an activist wired with a hidden camera documented animal abuse and neglect at a veal farm in Pont-Rouge, Quebec, provincial law enforcement today filed two animal cruelty charges against Éric Dame, a former employee of the facility who was caught on tape shoving, kicking, and screaming at calves.

Animal Justice Canada Legislative Fund, Canada’s only animal law-focused organization, applauds these groundbreaking charges and hopes they send a clear message to politicians that the time is now to update our shamefully inadequate animal protection laws.

“Our weak laws are a breeding ground for animal abuse,” said Anna Pippus, director of farmed animal advocacy for Animal Justice. “Across the country, animals are languishing on factory farms with virtually no governmental oversight. Shockingly, the few animal protection laws that do exist are not proactively enforced by law enforc…

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