Politics, Policy

Canada’s animal cruelty laws outdates, full of loopholes

Canada is widely considered to have the most ineffective animal cruelty legislation in the Western World, and the result is that countless animal abusers escape criminal prosecution every year.

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould should be a champion for animal cruelty legislation, but instead her office issued a briefing paper opposing it just moments before second reading and debate, writes Camille Labchuk.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 16, 2016 12:00 AM

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