Animal Groups Applaud Federal Commitment to Reduce Toxicity Testing on Animals

TORONTO – Animal Justice, Humane Canada, and the Society for Humane Science are applauding a proposed overhaul of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA). The amendments promise a national shift away from painful toxicity tests on animals, and government support for developing alternatives to animal testing. As one of Canada’s most important federal environmental protection laws, CEPA focuses on protecting... Read more » Animal Justice
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Manitoba “Ag Gag” Bill Is Unconstitutional, Say Leading Legal Experts

WINNIPEG—A group of Canadian law professors and legal experts is sounding the alarm over Manitoba’s Bill 62, The Animal Diseases Amendment Act. According to these leading experts on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the government bill would infringe individuals’ rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly. The so-called agricultural gag, or “ag gag”, bill... Read more » Animal Justice
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Animal Justice Files Cruelty Complaint After Egg Farm Dumps Six Live Hens in Landfill

WINNIPEG—National animal law organization Animal Justice is calling for animal cruelty charges against a Manitoba egg farm after six live chickens were found among the dead bodies of thousands of hens dumped in a Winnipeg landfill.  On April 1, workers at the Brady landfill discovered the live hens before bulldozing the bodies of their flock mates... Read more » Animal Justice
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