Slaughter of U.S. horses in Canada — Tuesday’s Horse

In a phone call to the CFIA, we were told that just under 24,000 U.S. horses were slaughtered in Canada in 2018. See the overall numbers of horses slaughtered in Canadian plants for 2008 through 2016 here. Also in 2018, we found that nearly 66,000 U.S. horses were transported to Mexico for slaughter. TAKE ACTION […]

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Emaciated Grizzly Bears Spark Further Concerns Over Depleted Salmon Populations in Canada — KTLA

With hibernation fast approaching, a grizzly bear family is spotted searching for fish near the shores of Canada’s Knight Inlet. They’re emaciated. The heartbreaking images, captured by a Canadian photographer, have sparked concern from wildlife observers. They worry whether the bear and two cubs will even make it through hibernation. It also shines light on…

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Why I’m not surprised that Justin Trudeau wore blackface — NBC News Top Stories

People can do racist things but believe they’re not racist in part from conditioning that says burning crosses and lynchings are racist but little else is.

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EXTENSION – Manitoba IBA Program and Manitoba Chimney Swift Initiative Coordinator — Manitoba Important Bird Areas Program

We are extending the deadline for the recruitment process for the Manitoba IBA Program and Manitoba Chimney Swift Initiative Coordinator. The full job description is available to view on this site. The new deadline will be midnight on Monday September 16th 2019.

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Majority of Canadians oppose horse slaughter according to new Nanos Poll — Tuesday’s Horse

PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ – When asked about the continuation of this practice, 69% said they would like to stop the slaughtering of horses in Canada for human consumption. Only 17% said they’d like to see it continue, while 14% were unsure. “Over the last fifteen years, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition […]

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Canadian Government Sued Over Transport of Horses for Meat — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by: Canadian Horse Defence Coalition “The law in regard to the live export of horses for slaughter is clear…” Last fall, the not-for-profit animal protection group, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC), filed for judicial review in the Federal Court. The lawsuit challenges violations of two sections of the Health of Animals Regulations (HAR) and […]

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The 12th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference — Manitoba Important Bird Areas Program

Winnipeg will be hosting the 12th Prairie Conservation and Endangered Species Conference on February 19-21, 2019. This is a great opportunity to hear about the diverse conservation initiatives ongoing in the three prairie provinces, meet fellow enthusiasts, and be challenged about the future of the prairies. The theme of ‘Working Landscapes’ is timely, and very […]

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New Canadian Currency Features Civil Rights Activist, Wins Innovation Award — News : NPR

The $10 bill is purple, contains polymers, and is vertically oriented. It features the first image of a Canadian woman on the country’s currency.(Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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