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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Ontario Should Ban the Cruel Spring Bear Hunt

The Government of Ontario is proposing to permanently bring back the spring bear hunt – a reckless move opposed by a range of conservation and animal protection groups across the province. Through its Environmental Registry of Ontario (ERO) posting, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is accepting comments from the public until February 18,... Read more » Animal Justice
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Ontario May Soon Lift Its Pit Bull Breed Ban

Things are looking up for pit bulls in Ontario! A new private member’s bill, introduced last November, aims to repeal the long-standing ban on pit bulls and pit bull-type dogs in the province because the ban is ineffective, arbitrarily targets certain dogs, and has not improved community safety. Since 2005, it’s been against the law... Read more » Animal Justice
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