Tag Archives: “Alex Atamanenko”

The CHDC Applauds Recent Developments in the EU Concerning North American Horsemeat Imports

The CHDC is excited to hear confirmation of recent rumours that the European Union (EU) is close to imposing a ban on the import of horsemeat from Mexico.  Click here for the audio presentation made in the EU.  As well, we are pleased to hear that stricter conditions on Equine Information Document (EID) rules will soon apply […]

Canadian Government Does An About-Face On Equine Traceability

On October 9, the Canadian Government announced that they will be spending $7.5 million to develop and implement a national database for tracing all livestock as a tool to improve food safety and bolster trade: Details on the livestock traceability remain sketchy at this time, however it is important to note that equines are included. […]

Bill C-571 – CHDC Recognizes Supporters And Highlights A “Rogues Gallery” Of Turncoats

“My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.” Jack Layton, in memoriam Now that a little time has passed after the reading of Bill C-571 and the Ontario election, we’ve had some time […]

Photos From Alex Atamanenko’s May 8th Press Conference and Final Push For Our Horses!

As the House of Commons heads to a vote next week on his horse slaughter Bill C-571,  we present you with photos from MP Atamanenko’s Press Conference.  Alex was joined here by CHDC’s Executive Director Sinikka Crosland,  medical and toxicology expert Dr. Ray Kellosalmi,  and US political allies Victoria McCullough and Senator Joseph Abruzzo.  Senator […]

Horse-Canada Blogger Bedevils Equine Canada With Tough Questions

A must-read,  witty and succinct analysis of the author’s experience with Equine Canada and that group’s refusal to answer difficult questions about horse slaughter: Cross-posted from the original Horse-Canada article.  Author uncredited. Bute and the (dead, soon to be eaten) Beast Did anyone catch the 16 minutes of infamy the Canadian horse slaughter industry garnered […]

Equine Canada – Slaughter Promoters?

In 2010, Equine Canada released a study on the horse industry in Canada.  Some facts that came out of it are that the live horse industry contributes 375,248 full-time jobs to the economy and the total capital investment in the pleasure riding sector generates$3,727,568,223 to the economy, much more than the minute $90 Million that the slaughter industry […]

Misguided Agriculture Critic Sticks Hoof in Mouth

NDP Agriculture Critic, MP Malcolm Allen, lost a lot of credibility on March 31/14 during a House debate on Bill C-571. Except, of course, amongst Conservatives.  That party is teeming with Mindless Minions who seem to tremble in fear at upsetting the status quo. What stares them in the face, even if it’s a serious […]

Equine Canada Writes Surprisingly Uninformed Letter to Bill C-571 Author – Relies on Debunked GAO Report

For the first time,  the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition is revealing the content of a letter sent from Equine Canada to MP Alex Atamanenko,  author of the Bill C571,  which was recently read in the House of Commons. In it,  the author of the letter,  EC President Al Patterson,  relies on the now infamous GAO […]

CHDC and Alex Atamanenko Receive Response to Latest Order Paper

The CHDC received a response to MP Alex Atamanenko’s Order Paper,   which was originally entered into the parliamentary publications on November 26, 2013 (Q-20).  Click here and scroll down for Q-20. Order Paper Questions may be submitted by Members of Parliament on specific days and are formally presented by an MP.  Once submitted, the questions […]

Announcing the Contest Winners for the 4th “Petition, Pin, and Draw” Campaign!

The CHDC would like to announce the winners of our fourth contest. For contest details,  please click here.  The 4th Prize is a CHDC “Save Our Horses From Slaughter” Vehicle Plate Holder value $10, plus lapel pin to reward an individual for gathering the MOST signatures. In addition, the winners shall receive: 1st Prize is […]