By Mickey Djuric | The Canadian PressVia TheSpec.com » OTTAWA — More than 36,000 people have signed a petition calling on the federal Liberals to live up to their election promise to ban the live export of horses for slaughter. Statistics Canada data shows since the promise was made in 2021 more than 2,000 horses have… Continue reading Jann Arden petitions Ottawa to ban live horse exports for slaughter
Canadians please sign petition (closed)
Petition to ban shipping of horses overseas from Canada for slaughter The British Columbia SPCA, Canada PETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU EVERYONE. Thousands of live horses are exported each year from Canadian cities (Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg) to Japan, where they are slaughtered for a luxury item, raw horsemeat basashi. It has been over… Continue reading Canadians please sign petition (closed)
Live horse slaughter export ban petition Canada
Petition to ban the live shipping of Canadian horses overseas for slaughterThe British Columbia SPCA, CanadaCanadian Citizens Only Can Sign UPDATE & VIDEO "It has been over a year since the federal Minister of Agriculture was given the mandate to end the live export of horses for slaughter." Thousands of live horses are exported each… Continue reading Live horse slaughter export ban petition Canada
Colorado horses are being slaughtered abroad for human consumption.
A new bill could shut down the industry. An investigation by animal welfare groups followed horses from auctions to holding facilities to slaughterhouses in Canada and Mexico, where they were exported for human consumption By THE COLORADO SUN, Jennifer Brown reporting » Colorado and other states are sending an estimated 20,000 horses per year to… Continue reading Colorado horses are being slaughtered abroad for human consumption.
Horses are still being exported for slaughter. Will Trudeau take action?
OPINION: GLOBE AND MAIL | 30th January 2023 By Jann Arden and Jessica Scott-Reid Ahead of the most recent federal election, as Justin Trudeau and his Liberal party were racing toward voting day, campaign promises were hitting the news cycle fast and furiously. Banning the export of live horses for slaughter was an easy appeal.… Continue reading Horses are still being exported for slaughter. Will Trudeau take action?
Opinion: Why hasn’t Canada stopped horses from being shipped to slaughter overseas?
It is nearly 2023. So . . . ? Came across this Opinion piece entitled, "Canada needs to stop live exports for overseas slaughter", published by the Daily Hive, dated 16 December 2022. It was written for the Daily Hive by Chantelle Archambault of the Vancouver Humane Society. Ms Archbault tell us: Sunday night on the cold… Continue reading Opinion: Why hasn’t Canada stopped horses from being shipped to slaughter overseas?
Chuckwagon horse dies following injury
CBC NEWS reports: A horse died after being injured in the Rangeland Derby chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede on Thursday night. During the fourth heat of the races, a horse on Cody Ridsdale's team was injured and medical care was immediately dispatched, the Stampede said in a release. "Following veterinary assessment, the owner made… Continue reading Chuckwagon horse dies following injury
US horse slaughter export numbers for 2001-2021
Here is an updated list of the number of American horses sent for slaughter in Canada and Mexico to include 2021 and according to country. From 2001 to 2021, the US sent more than 1.6 million of its horses across its borders to be killed for their meat. Horse Slaughter Export Numbers 2001—2021 YearUS to… Continue reading US horse slaughter export numbers for 2001-2021
New York remains thoroughfare for horses trucked to Canadian slaughterhouse
The Times Union | Rebekah F. Ward | March 2022 Rebeka Ward writes: SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — The footage of Tender Boy appeared on TikTok in late December. Posted by a rescue group, the video showed the New York thoroughbred with bloodied hindquarters and ribs visible through his emaciated flanks as he hobbled in front of a “kill pen”… Continue reading New York remains thoroughfare for horses trucked to Canadian slaughterhouse
Claude Bouvry dead
SIGN PETITION » Here is an excerpt from Claude Bouvry's Obituary: Claude Bouvry beloved husband of Louise Bouvry (Poirier) passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at the age of 71 years. Claude was born in 1951 on his family’s farm in France, where his parents grain farmed and raised cattle. He moved to Canada… Continue reading Claude Bouvry dead