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Help protest against rodeo cruelty in Calgary

People who care about animals will be holding demonstrations against rodeo cruelty at the Calgary Stampede (July 5-14).  They need your help. Every year, VHS makes headlines with its campaign against rodeo cruelty at the Calgary Stampede.  We do what we can to draw attention to the issue through the news media, advertising, our website […]

News Release – CFIA Fails Again at Enforcing Regulations for Live Horse Exports to Japan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CFIA Fails Again at Enforcing Regulations for Live Horse Exports to Japan October 18, 2012, Calgary, AB – 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 of Animals Regulations.  The Regulations prohibit […]