Canadian entertainer joins CHDC to end flights of live horses to Japan to be killed for their meat

Blobal News Image. Horses await live ship to Japan to be slaughtered for gourmet meals.

CANADIANS ONLY PLEASESIGN THE LIVE HORSE EXPORT IS HORSESHIT PETITION Dana Gee, reporting for the Vancouver Sun, writes: If you have been following singer/actor/author Jann Arden on social media, you’ve probably seen a picture of her wearing a #HORSESHIT T-shirt. That sartorial statement could, of course, apply to any number of things — especially during these COVID times. But, in this… Continue reading Canadian entertainer joins CHDC to end flights of live horses to Japan to be killed for their meat

Slaughterbound horse dies on Korean Air flight from Winnipeg to Japan

An example of raw, sliced horse meat, served in Japan called Basashi.

THE CANADIAN HORSE DEFENCE COALITION reports: On May 10, 2020 another 114 horses were shipped by air from Canada to Japan for slaughter for human consumption. Through Access to Information (ATI), the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) has recently received Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) reports as well as correspondence regarding this flight and the… Continue reading Slaughterbound horse dies on Korean Air flight from Winnipeg to Japan

Canada is a go-to source of horsemeat. These activists are trying to change that.

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.

MACLEANS CANADA reports: The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition is waging a court battle to end Canada’s role as an exporter of live horses and frozen horsemeat for human consumption By Adrienne Tanner | March 30, 2020 Shannon Mann sat in the woods, well supplied with food, toilet paper and her video camera, waiting for the trucks… Continue reading Canada is a go-to source of horsemeat. These activists are trying to change that.

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

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.

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

Majority of Canadians oppose horse slaughter according to new Nanos Poll

PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ - When asked about the continuation of this practice, 69% said they would like to stop the slaughtering of horses in Canada for human consumption. Only 17% said they'd like to see it continue, while 14% were unsure. "Over the last fifteen years, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition… Continue reading Majority of Canadians oppose horse slaughter according to new Nanos Poll

Stop Slaughtering Us billboard for horses hits B.C.

Horse Slaughter Billboard, Ottawa, Canada.

CANADIAN HORSE DEFENCE COALITION PRESS RELEASE Port Coquitlam, B.C. (Nov. 7, 2012) -- "Stop Slaughtering Us" is the slogan on a billboard that has appeared in both Ottawa and Calgary earlier this year. Now the billboard's message is attracting the attention of motorists and passersby in Port Coquitlam, B.C., on busy Lougheed Highway. The Canadian… Continue reading Stop Slaughtering Us billboard for horses hits B.C.

CFIA fails own standards regarding live horse exports

Live transport of horses to slaughter. Digital News Agency Photo.

CANADIAN HORSE DEFENCE COALITION NEWS RELEASE CFIA Fails Again at Enforcing Regulations for Live Horse Exports to Japan CALGARY AB CANADA (Oct. 18, 2012) -- Footage taken of Alberta horses being shipped live to Japan for slaughter shows that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is violating their own standards set forth in the Health… Continue reading CFIA fails own standards regarding live horse exports

Canadian restauranteurs respond to horse meat protests

CHDC Horse Meat Protest Toronto (Tyler Anderson / National Post)

Cross-posted from the National Post Written by SHEILA DABU NONATO As they brace for a possible horse meat ban winding its way through Parliament, Canada’s small community of horse meat restaurateurs and enthusiasts is rising to defend the eating of cheval. “I have a bigger fear of consuming industrially raised chicken than I would ever… Continue reading Canadian restauranteurs respond to horse meat protests

Parliamentarian Atamanenko hopes Ottawa billboard will shine light on horse slaughter

Horse Slaughter Billboard, Ottawa, Canada.

Predatory horse meat business must be shut down CANADA (March 14, 2012) – Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior, is applauding the new anti-horse slaughter billboard that has been erected in Ottawa by the US based Angel Acres and supported by the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition. “I am hoping that the billboard’s powerful message… Continue reading Parliamentarian Atamanenko hopes Ottawa billboard will shine light on horse slaughter

CHDC releases fourth investigation into inhumane horse slaughter practices in Canada

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) presents a fourth investigation documenting inhumane horse slaughter at a Quebec slaughterhouse and provides compelling evidence that the much touted Equine Identification Document (EID) program put forward by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) invites fraud. Despite past reassurances from the CFIA and industry that horse slaughter plant conditions… Continue reading CHDC releases fourth investigation into inhumane horse slaughter practices in Canada