It’s a question the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal may soon tackle after an update to the provincial definition of “creed”…more.
Animal rights lawyer and former P.E.I. resident, Camille Labchuck and University of Alberta law professor, Peter Sankoff, before appearing in the Supreme Court of Canada recently to intervene on a landmark case regarding beastiality laws. The two appeared on behalf of Canadian charity Animal Justice.…more
In this video blog, I discuss PEI’s recent decision to ban cosmetic surgery (think tail docking or ear cropping) for animals and its broader ramifications for our conception of what it means to harm an animal “unnecessarily”
Next week, I am going to the Supreme Court as counsel for Animal Justice in a case that will decide the scope of the bestiality offence (s 160 of the Criminal Code). In this blog, I outline why the case is important and summarize the Animal Justice arguments from our factum.
In this V-Blog, I talk about my latest book, Canadian Perspectives on Animals and the Law, which is arriving at my office any day now. I discuss my rationale for producing the book, the inspiration for it, and what I hoped to accomplish through the two years of effort that went into its publication. To learn more about the book,
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