Tag Archives: “horse slaughter”

LPN Slaughter plant temporary closure

The newspaper La Petite Nation announced the temporary closing of Les Viandes de la Petite Nation (LPN) slaughter plant in Saint-André-Avellin, Quebec.  The slaughterhouse was at the centre of the 2011 Canadian Horse Defence Coalition’s investigation entitled ‘Pasture to Plate‘ that showed horrific abuse during the stunning process, the predatory nature of the slaughter industry from auction […]

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 […]

Six Thoroughbreds In Need Of Homes in Elizabethville Ontario….

This is a courtesy post for a retired individual who needs to place six thoroughbred horses.  If they cannot be placed in homes,  they will be euthanized or sent to auction.  They are located in the town of Elizabethville Ontario,  near Campbellcroft and the Ganaraska Forest. Prospective adopters may be interviewed for suitability or be […]

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 […]

CFIA Alleged To Be Suffering From “Morale” Issues In Alberta

In an article by Kelsey Johnson dated Apr 24, 2015,  originally appearing behind a paywall at Ipolitics.ca, but also found here,  it is asserted that, due to cutbacks in Alberta,  morale is suffering. CFIA inspector: Cutbacks in Alberta are real, and ‘morale is in the toilet’  “Despite repeated denials from federal officials, including Health Minister […]

Waiting There For You – A Poem By Dana Thake

  Dana is a young CHDC supporter who helps one of our Directors on her farm.     Dana has done her research on horse slaughter,  and her sensitivity to this issue is evident – one day, these words flowed out of her heart and directly onto a piece of paper: Waiting There For You It […]

Koreans Triple Horse Slaughter Production

Up until recently, South Korean production of horse meat has been relatively low (relative to other countries and Canada) but according to the Korea Observer, the number of horses slaughter has tripled, up to 1,036 in 2014. The fact that the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs is promoting the consumption of horse […]

Introducing: The Canadian Veterinary Equine Welfare Council (CVEWC)

The Canadian Veterinary Equine Welfare Council (CVEWC) UPDATE:  Through the generosity of one of our supporters the entire amount has been raised!  Thank you to all of our fantastic supporters! An exciting new initiative to help end horse slaughter is being organized, and we need your support in order to help launch the Canadian Veterinary […]

Season’s Greetings From The CHDC

As the Year of the Horse comes to a close, the CHDC Directors would once again like to extend our very Best Wishes/Meilleurs Voeux to everyone.  Keep safe and be kind to each other as you celebrate with family and friends.  May you find Joy, Peace and Love throughout the season and into the new […]

Clarification Regarding EU Ban On Horsemeat From Mexico

Here is some further clarification on the status of horsemeat shipments to the EU from Mexico…. As it is written in the formal decision by the European Commission, Mexico will only be able to ship horsemeat to the EU until January 15, 2015.  The ban will then go into effect, but the horsemeat shipped until […]