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Truth in Labelling: The Montreal SPCA Launches a Campaign for the Mandatory Labelling of Production Method on Egg, Dairy, and Meat Products

On 2 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 2 2014 – The Montreal SPCA is launching a campaign demanding that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) regulate the use of animal welfare claims and impose mandatory labelling of production method on animal products. In Canada, there is currently no regulatory oversight of the claims and images related to animal welfare that […]

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The Montreal SPCA gives Quebec ministry of fauna formal notice to act in Montérégie fur farm case

On 26 August 2014, in Press releases, News, by S.P.C.A.

Montreal, August 26 2014 – Despite repeated efforts by the Montreal SPCA, Humane Society International / Canada, and the public to convince the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs du Québec (MFFP) to use its law enforcement powers to rescue foxes and mink at a fur farm in the Montérégie, the MFFP remains […]

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NATIONAL DOG DAY ON AUGUST 26

On 22 August 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

Come celebrate National Dog Day with your trusty companion on August 26 during “happy hour” at the Loews Hotel Vogue. Various activities will take place at this event and donations will go to the Montreal SPCA. For example, a signature cocktail created especially for the occasion and gift bags for dogs will be offered. You […]

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The Montreal SPCA’s reaction to the release of minks at the fur farm in Montérégie

On 20 August 2014, in News, by S.P.C.A.

The Montreal SPCA learned today, through media reports, that some of the minks on the fur farm being investigated by the Quebec Ministry of Forests, Fauna and Parks have been set free by an intruder and police are investigating. The Montreal SPCA has concerns as to how this action could affect its case, and it […]

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An Open Letter Regarding the Fur Farm Case

On 16 August 2014, in Articles, News, by SPCA

On the morning of August 14, both the Journal de Montreal and CBC TV carried stories about how the Quebec Ministère de la Forêts, Faune, et Parcs (MFFP for short) failed to act on behalf of the very laws they are obligated to enforce. Nearly 100 foxes and thousands of minks, deprived of water, suffering […]

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Quebec government refuses to rescue foxes in critical state on fur farm

On 14 August 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, August 14 2014 – Authorities from the Quebec Ministère de la Forêts, Faune, et Parcs (Ministry of Forests, Fauna and Parks – MFFP) are refusing to rescue approximately 80 red foxes in distress on a fur farm north of Montreal. Multiple inspections by the MFFP in recent weeks have revealed that the foxes are […]

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THE MONTREAL SPCA IS PARTICIPATING THIS SATURDAY AT THE MONTREAL PRIDE 2014 EVENTS

On 11 August 2014, in News, by SPCA

The Community Day will take place on Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Booths will line Sainte-Catherine Street East, between Saint-Hubert and Papineau streets. This event allows members of both the LGBTA and mainstream communities to discover many exciting organizations, community groups, businesses and sports teams. This event has the mandate to […]

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This Friday: a special day for our cats (5 months and up)!

On 7 August 2014, in News, by SPCA

Currently, we have many healthy cats available for adoption and our shelter has reached its maximum capacity. We want to find a good adoptive family for each cat, so we decided to organize a special adoption day. That is why this Friday, August 8, 2014, the ADOPTION FEES FOR CATS 5 MONTHS OLD AND UP […]

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Thank you to everyone who took part in the Just for Cats Video Festival!

On 5 August 2014, in Articles, News, by SPCA

Montreal, August 5, 2014 – Saturday was definitely a feline, festive and family day which ended purrfectly with a screening of the best cat videos from YouTube. With close to 1,000 participants on this unexpectedly hot and sunny August day, we can safely say that the very first edition of the GRIFF Just for Cats […]

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The Association of Progressive Jurists (APJ) and the Montreal SPCA propose improvements to traditional animal control by-laws

On 30 July 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, July 30, 2014 – The Association of Progressive Jurists (AJP) and the Montreal SPCA are announcing the publication of AJP’s document which provides a critical analysis of traditional animal control by-laws and the publication of Montreal SPCA’s model animal by-law. The AJP and Montreal SPCA consider that the current legislation contains a number of […]

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