Over 100 animals die in Ontario vehicles every day

This article is written by Factory Farm Collective and originally posted on their website. Visit factoryfarmcollective.ca for more great content. In June 2020, Ontario passed Bill 156, becoming the second province in Canada to pass an ag-gag law. Ontario’s Minister of Agriculture, Ernie Hardeman, said the following in support of his ag-gag bill: “We want everyone to... Read more » Animal Justice
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Despite Pandemic, Ontario Will Ram Through Bill to Hide Animal Cruelty in Farms & Slaughterhouses

TORONTO—National animal law organization Animal Justice is denouncing a move by the Ontario government to ram through dangerous “ag gag” legislation in the midst of a pandemic. Bill 156 is a government bill that would make it illegal for whistleblowers to go undercover to expose hidden animal cruelty on farms, unsafe work conditions in slaughterhouses,... Read more » Animal Justice
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Ontario Court Rules that Animal Law Enforcement Must Be Transparent and Accountable

After hearing arguments from Animal Justice lawyers, an Ontario court has ruled that animal law enforcement by the OSPCA—a private charity—is unconstitutional because the agency is not sufficiently accountable or transparent. Animal Justice intervened in the case of Bogaerts v Attorney General of Ontario, a legal challenge to the OSPCA’s investigative and police powers that was heard... Read more » Animal Justice
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