January 27, 2012
HSI Canada called for a phase out of battery cages following an announcement by the National Farm Animal Care Council to update the Code of Practice for egg laying hens.
January 20, 2012
HSI Canada reacted strongly to statistics released by the Canadian Council on Animal Care, which revealed the use of more than 3 million animals for research, testing and educational purposes in 2010.
January 18, 2012
HSI Canada Calls for Swift Government Action to Reduce Reliance on Animal Testing by Implementing Findings of New Report
HSI Canada welcomed a forward-looking report from the Council of Canadian Academies,"Integrating Emerging Technologies into Chemical Safety Assessment," as an opportunity for Canada to dramatically reduce its reliance on animal testing, particularly in the pesticide sector.
January 13, 2012
Chinese advocates protested at the annual Beijing International Fur and Leather Product Expo after having been alerted to the announced attendance of a Canadian seal product marketing firm.
January 10, 2012
La HSI Canada et la SPCA en Appellent au Gouvernement du Québec pour Renforcer la Loi sur la Protection Animale
HSI Canada et la Société canadienne pour la prévention de la cruauté envers les animaux félicitent les mesures prises par le gouvernement du Québec pour améliorer la loi sur la protection des animaux.
January 10, 2012
HSI Canada and CSPCA called for further action to be taken to improve animal protection laws in Quebec.
December 20, 2011
HSI Canada commended the recent decision by Montreal to launch a municipally-run animal services program to reduce pet overpopulation and euthanasia and promote responsible pet ownership.
December 19, 2011
HSI Canada Calls for Canadian Sealing Industry Buyout Following Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and Belarus Seal Fur Ban
HSI Canada commends the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and Belarus for prohibiting further import and export of fur from harp seals, the primary targets of Canada’s commercial seal hunt.
December 16, 2011
HSI Canada announced that more than 600 dogs and puppies, rescued from inhumane conditions at Canada’s largest commercial dog breeding operation, had been adopted or were in the process of being adopted.
December 15, 2011
HSI Canada Statement on the Federal Government’s Rejection of the Newfoundland and Labrador Fishery Rebuilding Act, Bill C-308
HSI Canada condemned the federal government’s rejection of Bill C-308, a proposal to establish a Federal Commission of Inquiry into the development and implementation of a national fishery rebuilding strategy for fish stocks off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador.