Tag Archives: horse transport

Year-End Wrap-Up and 2018 Highlights

Once again, another year has flown by and we’d like to close it off with a compilation of some of the stories that caught our eye and some campaigns that we’ve been working on. Below is a small appetizer of what transpired in 2018.  As 2019 dawns, the fight to eradicate horse slaughter from our […]

New E-Petition Asks That Air Shipments Of Horses Be Halted Due To Ongoing Violations

The CHDC’s Eastern Region Director, Shelley Grainger, has started another E-petition e-1699 for Citizens of Canada to call upon the House of Commons in Parliament to halt air shipments of horses exported for human consumption, due to the ongoing violation of Canadian and IATA regulations.  Again, Liberal MP Mark Holland, representing Ajax, Ontario, is e-1699’s […]

Agricultural Tribunal Overrules CFIA Sanction Against Horse Trucker On Appeal

Agricultural journalist Jim Romahn reported on a recent Canada Agricultural Tribunal decision that overturned a CFIA sanction against an American trucker shipping horses to Canada for slaughter.  One horse in this load was determined by a CFIA veterinarian to be unsuitable for transport,  due to lameness.  Subsequently,  the entire load of horses was rejected for import into […]

Petition to amend the transport regulations for farmed animals

MP Alexandra Mendes is sponsoring a petition to amend the transport regulations under the Health of Animals Act to bring Canada’s regulations pertaining to animals in transit   There is a link at the bottom of the wording of the petition that will take you to the petition.  Please sign.  Thank you.   Petition to […]

Questions for Election Candidates

There are many important campaign issues surrounding this election. The following list of suggested candidate questions pertain to equines, and are not intended to be the sole questions asked of candidates.  Please use these as a supplement to any other compelling election issues you may have, and ask candidates to consider equine welfare if they […]