Take Action: Proposed Ag Gag Law Regulations Will Cover up Farmed Animal Cruelty

Earlier this year, Ontario passed a dangerous new law that will cover up animal cruelty by outlawing undercover investigations at farms and slaughterhouses. Bill 156, Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act was passed by the legislature in June, but most of the new law is not yet in effect. That’s because the government... Read more » Animal Justice
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Fighting Canada’s Dangerous “Ag Gag” Laws

Animal Justice is working to stop the spread of dangerous “ag gag” laws in Canada. Ag gag laws seek to silence, or “gag”, whistleblowers, undercover journalists, and animal advocates, punishing them for exposing cruelty on farms.  Ag gag laws cover up animal cruelty by making it illegal for an undercover investigator to get a job... Read more » Animal Justice
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Bill 156 Prohibition on Stopping or Interfering with Animal Transport Trucks Comes Into Effect

Today, sections of the controversial Bill 156 come into force, making it an offence to stop or interfere with trucks carrying farmed animals to slaughterhouses. Bill 156, the Security from Trespass and Protecting Food Safety Act, is a troubling new “ag gag” law aimed at concealing cruelty in animal agriculture. It will restrict the ability... Read more » Animal Justice
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