Tag Archives: Fort Macleod

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 […]

Not even the Gentle Giants escape the slaughter pipeline

Thanks to Animals’ Angels and Tierschutzbund, Switzerland for use of their video.