According to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documents obtained by the CHDC and provided to VICE, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) banned shipping draft horses—a breed that can weigh more than a thousand pounds. Canadian Horse Defence Coalition image.

Canadian Member of Parliament sponsored e-Petition re air shipment of horses for slaughter

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The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition calls on Canadians to sign its Member of Parliament sponsored e-Petition calling for a halt to air shipments of horses exported for human consumption due to the ongoing violation of Canadian and IATA regulations.

SIGN E-PETITION

After signing please be sure to check your email as you have to click a link and confirm that you have signed.

Dr. Maureen Harper, a former veterinarian with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, believes the agency are breaking its own regulations. Read the Petition and sign here.

SOURCE: CANADIAN HORSE DEFENCE COALITION

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