Animal Rights Canada

Fined For Animal Cruelty

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - One of the country's biggest chicken producers will have to spend at least $1 million over three years to ensure compliance with federal rul...

Chatting with 'The Ghosts in our Machine' Director Liz Marshall

Samaritanmag.com | Posted 09.02.2013 | Canada Impact
Samaritanmag.com

"The ghosts in our machine" are animals used by humans for food, fur, research, and entertainment. Marshall, who has been vegan since she started the film project three years ago, hopes her efforts will open up discussion about seeing animals in a new way.

The Treatment of Farm Animals Will Make You Squeal

Ziyaad Mia | Posted 03.09.2013 | Canada
Ziyaad Mia

Recently CTV's W5 aired an episode called "Food for Thought." The video shows pigs with open wounds living confined in tight gestation stalls, piglets being castrated without anesthetic and piglets killed with blunt force trauma. The hard truth is that much of what the video reveals is likely standard industry practice and not in violation of federal or provincial law.

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.

An Animal Abusers' Paradise?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - Quebec is in the doghouse again with the U.S.-based Animal Legal Defence Fund.The organization puts Quebec near the bottom of its rankings ...