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Canada needs a federal farm animal welfare strategy now

HSI/Canada is calling on the federal government to launch a National Farm Animal Welfare Strategy, as has already been recommended by this country’s National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council.

MONTREAL—On behalf of Humane Society International/Canada and our tens of thousands of members across the country, I am writing to express serious concerns about the treatment of animals on Canadian farms. The current model of allowing agricultural industries to self-police is not working and is putting millions of animals at risk every day. Over the last few years, Canadians have been rightfully appalled by a slew of undercover investigations detailing what life is like for the majority of the 700 million farm animals raised in Canada each year. HSI/Canada now calls on the government to show leadership and to commit to improving the welfare of farm animals in a meaningful way.

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Canada needs a federal farm animal welfare strategy now

HSI/Canada is calling on the federal government to launch a National Farm Animal Welfare Strategy, as has already been recommended by this country’s National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council.

MONTREAL—On behalf of Humane Society International/Canada and our tens of thousands of members across the country, I am writing to express serious concerns about the treatment of animals on Canadian farms. The current model of allowing agricultural industries to self-police is not working and is putting millions of animals at risk every day. Over the last few years, Canadians have been rightfully appalled by a slew of undercover investigations detailing what life is like for the majority of the 700 million farm animals raised in Canada each year. HSI/Canada now calls on the government to show leadership and to commit to improving the welfare of farm animals in a meaningful way.

  

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