Canada Pigs

Trying to Be a Hero Doesn't Make You One

Mike Gallay | Posted 12.07.2014 | Canada
Mike Gallay

My puppy, Yoshmenge, in the car. Despite recommendations to the contrary, I sometimes skip breakfast, as I did today. It is mid-morning and I am hun...

Bye, Bye Eli

CBC | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

A family in Sherwood Park, Alta., has to give up its pet potbellied pig named Eli because county law doesn’t allow livestock to be kept inside hom...

B.C.'s Wild Pig Problem

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - If they've got any sense, these pigs should fly — or at least find a really good hiding place.The provincial government has declared open...

Canada Bans Crates In Which Pigs Can't Even Turn Around

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Impact

Canada's pigs are about to get a little more breathing space. The National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) has introduced a new Code of Practice f...

A Brighter Future For Hog Farming

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada
Barbara Cartwright

The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies (CFHS) is looking forward to a Canada where pigs are raised free from sow stalls and painful practices and today we are one step closer. The new Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs which was released today created over 100 clear animal care requirements.

The End of Cowshwitz: Will Ethical Bacon & Eggs be Coming to Cowtown?

Paul Hughes | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

If Calgary Co-op member, and local food activist, Clint Robertson's motion is successful on Wednesday at their AGM, Calgary Co-op will make history by being the first major food retailer in Canada to begin phasing out the intensive confinement of farm animals, specifically caged pork and battery caged hens for eggs.

Manitoba Farmer Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty

CBC | Posted 08.05.2011 | Canada