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Kaitlyn Mitchell, Brittany Semeniuk, and Sinikka Crosland

As Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau's mandate letter gathers dust, horses continue to suffer and die. Since September of 2021, more than 2,000 Canadian draft horses have been shipped by air to Japan for slaughter. Their suffering is hard to imagine. And it could have been prevented. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
As Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau's mandate letter gathers dust, horses continue to suffer and die. Since September of 2021, more than 2,000 Canadian draft horses have been shipped by air to Japan for slaughter. Their suffering is hard to imagine. And it could have been prevented. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade