Articles - Canadian Horse Defence Coalition

Bill C-571 Seeks to Amend Meat Inspection Act and the Safe Food for Canadians Act

On March 31, 2014, the private member’s bill C-571, introduced by Alex Atamanenko, MP (BC Southern Interior), underwent a second reading at Parliament. The bill seeks an amendment to the Meat Inspection Act and the Safe Food for Canadians Act, whic

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Canadian Government Sued Over Transport of Horses for Meat

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition filed a lawsuit against the federal government regarding violations of sections of the Health of Animals Regulations.

Equine Canada Responds to Bill C-571

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition revealed, the content of a letter sent from Equine Canada to MP Alex Atamanenko, author of the Bill C-571

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Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Oppose Horse Slaughter

The results of a recent poll show that two-thirds of Canadians are opposed to the slaughter and export of horses for human consumption.

Lawsuit Claims Horses Exported for Slaughter are Being Mishandled

In a new lawsuit, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition alleges that the CFIA is breaking its own rules when transporting horses by air for slaughter.

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Animal Protection Group Loses Legal Battle Against CFIA

A lawsuit filed over a year ago by the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition, against the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, has been dismissed in federal court.

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Notice of Appeal Filed on Behalf of Horses Transported for Slaughter

Animal protection group, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition, has filed an appeal in their case against the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

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