Animal Justice Sues Ontario to Stop Coyote Killing Contest

Animal Justice, The Fur-Bearers, and Coyote Watch Canada are suing the Ontario government over its decision to allow a coyote hunting contest to take place throughout the month of February. In a lawsuit filed in Superior Court on Thursday, February 24, the groups say the contest violates provincial hunting laws. The coyote hunting contest is... Read more » Animal Justice
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Coyote Killing Contest Appears to Violate Ontario’s Hunting Law

Animal Justice is sounding the alarm over a coyote hunting contest taking place throughout the month of February.  The annual contest, held by Chesher’s Outdoor Store near Belleville, Ontario, includes thousands of dollars in cash and prizes for contest participants who kill coyotes. Prizes will be awarded for the top five heaviest animals killed. Animal Justice... Read more » Animal Justice
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B.C. Wants to Let Hunters Chase Terrified Cougars With Dogs

British Columbia was in the news late last year for the incredible move to ban grizzly bear hunting province-wide. But the province is still no paradise for other animals. The B.C. government is quietly preparing to weaken a long list of hunting and trapping regulations, leaving cougars, wolves, black bears, and other wild animals exposed to hunters’ bullets and the cruel snap of a fur trap.

B.C. officials may hope that compassionate people will be too distracted by the grizzly hunting ban to notice that many other animals will suffer and die as a result of these disturbing regulatory changes. Not on our watch. Animal Justice has compiled a list of the regulations that are set to be gutted, and now you have an opportunity to comment on them before January 19.

Here’s a list of the disturbing changes:

Extending the wolf trapping season on Vancouver Island, even though officials acknowledge they do not have solid evidence to indicate the health of…
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