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Animals, Economy, Education, Environment, Health, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society

Some big lifestyle changes may be coming for Canadians AND our animals

For the first time since 2007, Health Canada is planning some progressive changes to Canada’s Food Guide–changes that–if followed–will go a long way to make a whole lot of Canadians feel a whole lot better–and healthier. Make that Canadian humans» 

Animals, Economy, Health, Lifestyle, Society

Animal rights activists will continue to press their fight in 2017

As we head to a new year–many of us, no doubt, trying to put this one as far behind us in the rear view mirror as possible–it’s heartening to ponder the commitment of many who will not be deterred from» 

Animals, Economy, Education, Environment, Health, International, Lifestyle, Politics, Society

Some hard truths about Canadians and our treatment of farm animals

We Canadians like to pat ourselves on the back (quietly, of course) about how civilized we are (behaviour at a lot of hockey games excepted). Over 750 million farm animals animals are killed for food every year, virtually all of» 

Animals, Arts and Entertainment, Economy, International, Lifestyle, Society, Sports

Animal activists take death-free Calgary Stampede with a grain of salt

The Calgary Stampede, the rodeo and culture fest that supporters hail as “the greatest outdoor show on earth” wrapped up its annual 10-day extravaganza on Sunday. For the first time since 2003 no animals died or were seriously injured. Stampede» 

Animals, Economy, Environment, International, Lifestyle, Science and Technology, Society

Canadian animal welfare activists win another round for hens trapped in cages

Canadian animal welfare activists scored another victory on Tuesday when the Retail Council of Canada announced that it will move to sourcing cage-free eggs by 2025. Hard work by animal activists is helping more hens leave their old life behind.» 

Economy, Education, Health, Lifestyle, Politics, Society

Activists say they won’t let up in battle for animal rights

After what they say was something of a breakthrough year in 2015, Canadian animal rights activists say they have no plans to let up in 2016. Animal activists say way too many animals–domestic and on farms–are mistreated. © cbc.ca Over the» 

Animals, Economy, Education, Environment, International, Lifestyle, Politics

Animal activists will get their day before Supreme Court of Canada

The thing about animal activists is they don’t give up–easily or ever. And maybe all the lobbying and the legal efforts are starting to pay off. Camille Labchuk, a lawyer, is director of legal advocacy for Animal Justice. © cbc.ca In»