Tag Archives: CHDC

CHDC Releases New ATI Documents – US Horses Destined For Slaughter In Canada (July 2017 – August 2017)

The following documents were released as a result of an Access to Information request for information related to US loads of horses admitted or rejected for immediate slaughter, from July 1, 2017 to August 31, 2017.  Two loads from June and one in September were also included. Loads entering Canada during this time did so […]

CHDC Year End Report – 2016

The Clock is Ticking!  The Horses Need You! December 21, 2016 is the deadline for signing E-petition 116.  This is your opportunity, as a Canadian and a horse defender, to speak out against horse slaughter!   An official government petition, E-116 has been sponsored by Member of Parliament Mark Holland.  It calls upon the House of […]

Dog Tales Rescue And Sanctuary Festival – August 2016

On Saturday and Sunday, August 20th -21st, Dog Tales Rescue and Sanctuary held their 2nd summer festival in order that the public could be entertained and acquainted with them.  Dog Tales, a not-for-profit rescue, sits on fifty acres in the rolling landscape of King City, Ontario and is the dream of owners, husband and wife […]

Urgent Petition – Insist That Atlas Air End Transport Of Horses To Japan For Slaughter

We don’t know whether Ambassador was born in Canada or the United States.  What we do know is that he was shipped by air to Japan for slaughter earlier this year. Like all foals, his life began in the tender care of his mother whose protective instincts would have prompted her to do anything to […]

Ministry of Justice Unable to Administer Justice In Own Back Yard

In recent years we appear to be witnessing more governmental whitewashing, smokescreens, and doublespeak than possibly at any other time in Canadian history.  Many voters in our country have expressed frustration at the lack of credibility exhibited by the Conservative government, and in all likelihood will opt for change. The following e-mail string is testimony […]

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 […]

Refuge RR – One Of Canada’s Oldest Animal Sanctuaries Is In Need Of Funds

Refuge RR,  located in Alexandria Ontario,  has been around since 1990 and is one of Canada’s oldest running animal sanctuaries.   The refuge is 100% non-profit and with an incredible 250 animals to care for, it’s also one of Canada’s largest sanctuaries. The sanctuary is currently home to about 80 horses along with cats, dogs, rats, […]

Occupational Health & Safety Article On Induced Stress And Other Hazards In Meatpacking Industry

From Occupational Health & Safety Magazine – An analysis of meatpacking facilities and a look at injury statistics, the XL Foods debacle in particular, and the psychological trauma of slaughterhouse work via perpetration-induced traumatic stress (PITS), empathy suppression and the violation of workers’ natural preference against killing. By habitually violating one’s natural preference against killing, […]

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 […]

CHDC Supporter Cory Conley Named Winner of The Royal Winter Fair’s 2014 Poster Campaign

A great supporter of the CHDC has received the honour of being the winner of the Royal Agriculture Winter Fair’s poster campaign.  Cory is an Equi-Health Canada Certified Equine First Aid Instructor as well as an accomplished artist. “The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has selected a winner in a poster competition to promote this year’s […]