Live Horse Exports to Japan on the Rise as Feds Delay Action on Promised Ban

In the last election campaign, the governing Liberals promised to ban the live export of horses for slaughter—a practice widely-condemned for its cruelty. This followed years of advocacy by groups including Animal Justice, the Winnipeg Humane Society, and the Canadian Horse Defense Coalition (“CHDC”), politicians, and celebrities such as Jann Arden. But despite this promise,... Read more » Animal Justice
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Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Edmonton Anti-Horse Slaughter Advocates

Thanks to the support of Animal Justice, prosecutors in Leduc, Alberta have withdrawn charges against two animal advocates. Karin Nelson and Tove Reece were charged with the offence of “stunting” after hanging a banner on a highway overpass near the Edmonton International Airport. The banner stated, “EIA ships horses to Japan for slaughter”, and was meant... Read more » Animal Justice
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