Animal Rights Activism

500 Minks Set Loose In Act Of 'Vandalism': Police

CP | Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.30.2016 | Canada

The affected farm is one of about 300 fur farms in Canada.

Animal Activists Threaten Protest At Upcoming Trophy Hunting Expo

CP | Liam Casey, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.15.2016 | Canada

The two-day event offers Canadians an opportunity to book trips to hunt animals such as lions, leopards, elephants and hippopotamuses.

You Can Be Vegetarian and Keep Your Man Card, Too

Ian Carey | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Living
Ian Carey

Being a vegetarian is actually pretty easy. The food is better, healthier and provides motivation to look closer at the impacts of diet and health. What isn't easy is being a vegetarian while also enjoying a lot of "dude stuff."

An Open Letter to SeaWorld

Ian Carey | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada Impact
Ian Carey

Dear SeaWorld: Boy, times have been tough for you lately huh? Profits are down 84 per cent, the public is very upset with you, and Steve-O from Jackass keeps climbing things to protest how you treat animals. It's a rough time for you, granted not as a rough as the lives of the orcas you keep in captivity.

What the Ikea Monkey Revealed About Animal Treatment in Canada

Lisa Kramer | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada
Lisa Kramer

This poor juvenile rhesus macaque was found wandering through an IKEA parking lot in Toronto a few days ago, and he quickly became an international Internet sensation. In similar circumstances in recent memory, law enforcement agents have been known to shoot wayward animals, send them to zoos, or return them to their irresponsible human caretakers.

Animal Rights Activists Might Be Criminals, But Not Terrorists

Peter Worthington | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

Today's "terrorists" are mostly Muslim extremists, capable of terrorizing whole populations -- something animal and/or environmental extremists can't do. By all means, prosecute law-breakers, but don't brand them "terrorists."