Animal Justice has filed a formal animal cruelty complaint with provincial authorities, requesting an investigation into the apparent suffering of Kiska, the last surviving orca at Marineland in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Two heartbreaking videos of Kiska were recently released by former Marineland trainer-turned-whistleblower Phil Demers, showing Kiska floating listlessly in a barren concrete tank, completely... Read more » Animal JusticeRead more about Animal Justice Files Cruelty Complaint Over Lonely, Listless Marineland Orca
On August 28, 2020, the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (“NMFS”) issued a permit to Mystic Aquarium, allowing it to import five beluga whales from Marineland in Ontario. Although Animal Justice and other animal protection groups continue to have concerns with the proposal, the NMFS did include several key restrictions in the import permit that... Read more » Animal JusticeRead more about Update: Marineland Belugas Too Sick to be Transferred to U.S.
Senator Murray Sinclair has introduced a groundbreaking Senate bill to protect great apes and elephants and even give animals legal standing and representation in some court proceedings. The bill, known as the Jane Goodall Act, is one of the most progressive animal protection bills ever introduced in Canada. Backed by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall, the... Read more » Animal JusticeRead more about New Senate Bill Would Protect Great Apes, Elephants, & Give Some Animals Standing in Court