Tag Archives: japan

Rally to support a ban on live horse exports for slaughter

Ban Live Horse Exports rally in Calgary – November 23, 2013 The Lethbridge Animal Rights Effort is joining forces with Calgary Animal Rights Effort for a peaceful protest on November 23 from 1-3 pm on the green strip close to the Edward H. LaBorde Viewing area at Calgary Airport. The purpose of this protest is […]

Canada’s Live Exports of Horses for Slaughter – Do Canadians Care

From Heather Clemenceau’s excellent blog: Written By:  Terry Stanislow THIS IS AN INTERACTIVE RANT. IF YOU HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO READ THIS, PLEASE TAKE THE EXTRA THREE SECONDS AT THE END TO REGISTER YOUR RESPONSE TO THE QUESTION. This video shows Canadian horses – who have been bred and fed for this purpose – being […]

CHDC files complaints with the CFIA and Transport Canada about the live horse shipments to Japan

On November 8th, the CHDC filed official complaints to the CFIA and Transport Canada with respect to the transport of slaughter-bound horses via air cargo through our legal counsel MW Law Offices of Vancouver, BC. In his complaint to the CFIA and the Superintendent of Aviation Enforcement at Transport Canada, our counsel, Nicholas Weigelt, details […]

Is anyone home at the CFIA?

We have received several reports that the CFIA is not returning phone calls and is sending out a generic auto response email in regards to recent concerns brought forth over horses being live shipped to Japan for slaughter. Questions are not being answered – the CFIA is, yet again, not taking responsibility for their actions. […]

CFIA Contact regarding live horse shipments to Japan

We have the contact information for someone at the CFIA who is dealing with complaints regarding our recent investigation of live horses being shipped out of the Calgary International Airport to Japan. Please take the time to call them and voice your opinion regarding this shameful business. The number is 403.299.7680 CFIA Regional Office Alberta […]

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 […]