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ACTION ALERT: September 27 comment deadline on wildlife poisoning

Lia Laskaris Advocacy 1 Comment

Most Canadians cannot believe that the federal government still allows wild animals to be poisoned.  Alberta and Saskatchewan still use Strychnine, a highly toxic poison to kill ground squirrels.  But …

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New E-Petition Asks that Air Shipments of Horses be Halted due to Ongoing Violations

Lia Laskaris Advocacy 2 Comments

Originally published June 13, 2018 by canadianhorsedefencecoalition The Canadian Horse Defence Coalitions’s Eastern Region Director, Shelley Grainger, has started another E-petition e-1699.  The petition asks for Citizens of Canada to call upon …

This Mother’s Day, help us save wild mothers

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Many of us will be making plans to celebrate Mother’s Day with our loved ones this weekend.  It’s an important time to recognize the sacrifice that our mothers have made …

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Molly the pigs death a reminder of the disposable status of animals in Canada

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When Molly the pig was recently killed after being adopted out by the Cowichan branch of the SPCA on Vancouver Island, it was a horrific reminder of the status of …

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E-petition to Prevent Barn Fires

Lia Laskaris Animal Agriculture 3 Comments

From our friends at the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals:  http://humanefood.ca/ More than 470,000 farm animals have died in barn fires in Canada between January 2015 and November 2017.  It …

Judging Compassion

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The Criminal Trial of Toronto Pig Save’s Anita Krajnc by Elizabeth Abbott, 2015 AAEV Candidate The young pig at the outer edge of the immobile transport truck bearing him to …

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The Death of Bill C-246: Why We Need Electoral Reform

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We must not let this happen again. As the loss of one of the most important pieces of legislation in years to go through the house of commons weighs upon …