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
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
The Issue with Bill 66 The Ontario Government introduced Bill 66 – Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act – on December 6, 2018 to help accelerate business development. Bill 66 proposes over 30 amendments to Ontario’s current Planning Act, which would allow municipalities to pass an “open-for-business planning by-law” to expedite development approvals. There are many issues with Bill 66 … Continue reading Stop Bill 66 in Ontario to preserve our environment, wildlife, habitats and water quality
2018 has been a remarkable year for animals and animal lovers. This year we saw companies ending animal tests; protecting lobsters; banning fur, mohair, angora, and exotic skins; implementing strict laws for pet animals; and banning use of wild animals in circuses. Our ultimate goal is to see the end of all animal exploitation and … Continue reading Animal Victories in 2018
There is no doubt the vegan movement is going strong with more and more people adopting a vegan, plant-based diet. Reports show that, ten percent of Canadians are now vegan/vegetarian! A vegan diet is not only beneficial for the health as demonstrated by many athletes who are adopting a plant-based diet, but it’s also the most ethically … Continue reading Having Compassion for All Animals
We will be at Pet Valu on Sunday Sept. 30th from 1-3pm at 2578 Yonge Street (Yonge and Eglinton). We’ll be educating about Animals Asia’s work on ending bear bile farming, ending the cat and dog meat trade and animals in captivity. Come take our quiz and get a free raffle for a prize draw!