UPDATE: This bill has successfully passed in Canada! BACKGROUND OF THE BILL AND PREVIOUS ACTIONS: There is no ethically defensible reason for capturing and imprisoning whales and dolphins in zoos or marine parks. Canada could take a major step to end this kind of cruelty. The Bill would “prohibit the taking of a cetacean [whales … Continue reading VICTORY! Bill to End Whale and Dolphin Captivity
Category: Advocacy Campaigns
Ask Sponsors to Withdraw from the Iditarod Dog Race!
Contact information for all sponsors including Alaskan Brewing in this post. What is the Iditarod? Iditarod is an annual long-distance sled dog run from Anchorage to Nome, in Atlaska. Mushers (drivers in a dogsled) each have a squad of 12-16 dogs and it starts on March 2nd, 2019 and runs for 8-15 days. Major Issues … Continue reading Ask Sponsors to Withdraw from the Iditarod Dog Race!
Ban the Poisoning of Canadian Animals!
URGENT ACTION NEEDED: PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE OF FEB. 18th NOW EXTENDED TO APRIL 18, 2019 Poisons are used to kill wild animals. Dogs and other non-targeted animals also die agonizing deaths. Help us convince Canada’s Health Minister to ban Strychnine, Compound 1080 and Sodium Cyanide. ~ We have until Feb. 18, 2019 to stop the suffering. Please add your voice … Continue reading Ban the Poisoning of Canadian Animals!
Stop Ford From Weakening Ontario’s Endangered Species Act
Premier Doug Ford’s government announced their plans to review the provincial Endangered Species Act to cut the red tape and find efficiencies for businesses. This isn’t the first time Premier Doug Ford is attempting to dismantle Ontario’s environmental and animal protection to make Ontario “open for business”. Recently he tried to implement Bill 66 to … Continue reading Stop Ford From Weakening Ontario’s Endangered Species Act
Help change Canada’s animal transport regulations which are among the worst in the world
In Canada each year, approximately 700 million farm animals are transported from farm to auction or slaughter, often travelling long distances, sometimes up to 52 hours to a slaughterhouse. Of these animals, 1.6 million are found dead on arrival, likely due to the long, grueling journeys where trucks are not required to provide temperature control, … Continue reading Help change Canada’s animal transport regulations which are among the worst in the world
Help Push Bill S-214 so it Becomes Law: Canada’s Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act
What Is Bill S-214? Bill S-214 amends the Food and Drugs Act to prohibit both domestic cosmetic animal testing as well as the sale of cosmetics that have undergone any form of new animal testing after the ban comes into effect, consistent with the precedent established in the European Union. Bill S-214 passed the Senate with … Continue reading Help Push Bill S-214 so it Becomes Law: Canada’s Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act