Tracking Canada’s horse slaughter trade from Alberta to Japan

HORSE SLAUGHTER. Source Article: VICE. By Anna Brooks (June 15, 2017) — Walking through the Calgary International Airport, you'll pass a bronze statue of wild horses running. Entitled "Breakaway," the immortalized horses were intended to be a metaphor for Calgary's spirit and strength. But there's another story of horses at the Calgary airport, a story some… Continue reading Tracking Canada’s horse slaughter trade from Alberta to Japan

Horses are still being shipped live from Canada to Japan to make specialty sashimi

Belgian horses tagged for slaughter for human consumption await export from Canada. Google image.

CANADA (Horse Slaughter) — The Dodo reports that horses are still being shipped live from Canada to Japan to make specialty sashimi. Almost every week — from Edmonton and Calgary airports in Alberta and the Winnipeg airport in Manitoba — unwanted horses are packed into crates and flown across the ocean. They land in Japan, one… Continue reading Horses are still being shipped live from Canada to Japan to make specialty sashimi