Animal Rights Activists

WATCH: Pigs Swelter In Toronto Heat Wave

The Huffington Post Canada | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 07.30.2013 | Canada Impact

A truckload of pigs bound for a Toronto slaughterhouse recently received at least a moment's respite from animal rights volunteers. The animals wer...

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: How Were Animals Treated In 2012?

The Huffington Post Canada | Maya Hamovitch | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada Impact

Animals enhance our lives — they're loyal, offer comfort and companionship, and ask for little in return. But they too have needs and wants, and ...

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.

Why We Treat Animals Better Than the Poor

Marko Sijan | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada
Marko Sijan

And where's the "humanity" in defending animal rights? Like me, devout animal lovers and environmentalists (often one and the same) betray an underlying misanthropy, a profound disgust and disillusion with humanity. We can love animals because they aren't our competitors; they're dumb and easily used to serve our ends.

Activitsts Find 37 Malnourished Huskies Chained To Trees

CP | Posted 10.07.2011 | Canada

LACHUTE, Que. - Animal rights advocates say they have found 37 malnourished dogs chained to trees on a property northwest of Montreal. The Huskies ...