Tag Archives: Bouvry Exports

HWAC and CQHA, Unhappy About Anti-Slaughter Bills, Write Letters of Protest to Ag-Canada

It’s clear that the pro-slaughter Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada (HWAC) and the Canadian Quarter Horse Association (CQHA) read the CHDC blog,  because they’ve recently sent two letters to the Honorable Lawrence MacAulay, P.C, MP, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in an apparent urgent state of mind, to persuade the Liberal government to reject […]

Revealed: Death flights to Japan for our horses

The CHDC is releasing this footage that reveals new information about the final destination for the live draft horses who are shipped to Japan for human consumption.    

Campaigners Seek Investigation into Quebec Horse Slaughter Plant

Humane Society International/Canada campaigners make a complaint against Viande Richelieu’s claims Humane Society International/Canada In a formal complaint made against Viande Richelieu, a horse slaughter facility located in Massueville, Quebec, campaigners with Humane Society International/Canada are requesting an investigation into the company’s claims concerning the source, quality and safety of its horsemeat products. Please continue […]

CHDC Is In Attendance At The 2015 Equine Advocates Summit

Equine Advocates is pleased to share the presentations from the 2015 American Equine Summit held on May 16th and May 17th at the Humane Education Center on the sanctuary grounds. The Summit was hosted and organized by Susan Wagner, President & Founder of Equine Advocates. Speaking at the conference was CHDC’s Director of Administration and […]

2014 – A Year Filled With Accomplishments

For the past decade, the CHDC has been a prominent voice for horses.  We are the only Canadian organization with a consistent track record of exposing the cruelty inherent in the horse slaughter industry in Canada.  We have taken you behind the closed doors of four equine slaughterhouses in our country, and have provided an […]

UPDATE – Have the Tentacles of Horse Slaughter Touched the Set of Heartland?

June 19, 2014 In the July/August 2014 issue of Horse-Canada magazine it’s reported that John Scott Productions is no longer wrangler for the TV show Heartland. Posted on March 1, 2013 by heatherclemenceau After a night of careful deliberation and a rigorous boxing match between each direction of my moral compass, I’ve finally decided to […]

From The Archives……Claude Bouvry Lobbies MPs and Senators Under Pressure From Anti-Slaughter Bill

Attached is an older letter penned by Claude Bouvry back in 2011.  We were searching through some of our older documentation and felt that it needed to be published and critiqued.  You will note that he refers to the old Bill C-544,  which was a pre-requisite to Bill C-322 (and now Bill C-571).  The letter comes on […]

Bouvry protest well-attended

By Anita Virginillo/Lethbridge Animal Rights Effort The Lethbridge Animal Rights Effort organized a Call to End Horse Slaughter protest on January 25, and this time the weather was on our side.  It was a beautiful, sunny afternoon with no wind 🙂 . Horse advocates from Calgary, Pincher Creek, Lethbridge, Coaldale and the Crowsnest Pass came and […]

Reminder: A Call to end Horse Slaughter – Alberta protest January 25, 2014

Update:  The Lethbridge Herald printed a letter written by Anita, who is organizing this protest.  You can read it here. Once again dedicated equine welfare advocates will be raising awareness of Alberta’s shameful equine slaughter.  Please read below: Alberta prides itself on horse culture, yet every year 90,000+ horses from across Canada & the USA […]

Tidy little boxes

Earlier this week, an observer at Calgary airport sent us photos of pallets of horsemeat destined for Europe. Horses slaughtered at the Bouvry Exports plant in Fort MacLeod the week of January 6th, have been packed into nice, tidy little boxes ready for gourmands in Europe. Before: During: After: Note that the boxes have an […]