August 8, 2012
After more than a month of rehabilitation by dedicated staff and volunteers, 64 dogs rescued from a commercial breeding operation in rural Quebec were in the process of being adopted out to loving forever homes.
July 30, 2012
Ricky Gervais Raps Cosmetics Companies for Testing on Animals and Abandoning Ethics to Sell Products in China
Actor and comedian Ricky Gervais lashed out against cosmetics companies that put profit before compassion and test on animals to sell their products in China, where the practice often is required by law.
July 23, 2012
HSI/Canada was pleased to announce that government-mandated enforcement agency ANIMA-Québec had gained custody of the 64 neglected dogs and puppies following the surrender of the animals by the owners of a commercial breeding operation.
July 16, 2012
HSI Calls on Calgary Stampede to Immediately Cancel Inhumane Chuckwagon Race Events Following Horse Deaths
HSI/Canada called on the organizers of the Calgary Stampede to immediately cancel all chuckwagon race events following the death of three horses.
July 9, 2012
Sir Paul McCartney gave his backing to HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign, the largest-ever global effort to end animal testing for cosmetics worldwide.
July 6, 2012
Humane Society International/Canada Applauds City of Mississauga for Restricting the Commercial Sale of Dogs and Cats in Pet Stores
HSI/Canada welcomes the decision by the Mississauga City Council in Ontario to promote shelter adoptions and to help stop substandard commercial breeding operations by restricting the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in pet stores.
June 28, 2012
HSI/Canada welcomed the adoption of Bill 51, an act to amend the Quebec Animal Health Protection Act, which will improve the safety and welfare standards of companion animals in the Province.
June 28, 2012
HSI/Canada Félicite le Gouvernement du Québec pour les Modifications Apportées à la Loi sur la Protection Sanitaire des Animaux
HSI/Canada salue l’adoption du projet de loi no 51, Loi modifiant la Loi sur la protection sanitaire des animaux, qui vise à améliorer la sécurité et le bien-être des animaux de compagnie dans la province.
June 22, 2012
Read a statement from Rebecca Aldworth, executive director of HSI/Canada, issued in response to the agreement reached by Agriculture Quebec and the owners of Paws R Us, following the rescue of more than 525 dogs and puppies from Canada’s largest commercial breeding facility in Outaouais, Quebec, in September 2011.
June 20, 2012
HSI/Canada applauds the City of North Vancouver, British Columbia, for passing a recent motion to draft a bylaw to ban the possession, trade, sale and distribution of shark fin products in the municipality.