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Come shine with us at BEASTS OF FASHION “LOVE UNDER THE STARS”, a fundraising gala benefiting the Montreal SPCA

On 19 September 2016, in Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

The Montreal SPCA is pleased to invite you to its third edition of the Beasts of Fashion gala, which will be held on November 10, 2016 at the Paradox Theatre. This annual fundraiser plans to raise $100,000 for the Montreal SPCA and its important work with animals. This work is funded almost entirely through generous […]

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Ask Your MP to Support Bill C-246 Aiming to Provide Better Protection to Animals

On 15 September 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, September 15th 2016 – On September 28th, House of Commons members will be asked to vote on Bill C-246, a private member’s bill that represents an important leap forward for animal protection in Canada. Introduced by Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, the bill would make major improvements to the Criminal Code’s animal cruelty provisions, prohibit […]

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Help us make a difference for animals and citizens in Montreal

On 14 September 2016, in Articles, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

On September 26th, sixty-five city counsellors representing Montreal’s nineteen boroughs will have the opportunity to vote for or against the city of Montreal’s proposed animal control by-law, which includes breed specific legislation (BSL). Many of these elected officials are not aware of the negative impact that this proposed by-law will have on their community. There […]

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MONTREAL SPCA WOULD EXCLUDE DOGS FROM THE ANIMAL SERVICES PROVIDED TO BOROUGHS

On 7 September 2016, in Press releases, News, by Marie-Noël Gingras Perron

Montreal, September 7, 2016 — In light of an impending municipal bylaw targeting specific types of dogs, the Montreal SPCA met with its partners from the twelve boroughs and municipalities it serves on the Island of Montreal at noon today. The SPCA regretfully informed them of its intention to eliminate dogs from its animal services […]

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The Montreal SPCA reacts to the provincial committee’s report on dangerous dogs

On 2 September 2016, in Articles, Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, September 2 2016 – Wednesday, the provincial committee put in place by Martin Coiteux, Minister of Public Security, to examine the issue of dangerous dogs submitted its final report to the Quebec government. Though the Montreal SPCA is pleased with certain proposed measures, the Montreal SPCA remains concerned about those recommendations that target particular […]

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

On 29 August 2016, in Articles, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 29 2016 – Thank you to everyone who took part at the third edition of the GRIFF, Just for Cats Video Festival, which took place on Saturday! Thank you to all participants, the volunteers, our partners, our sponsors, our spokesperson @Karl Hardy, and to @Bebop Bettie Jazz Duet for the wonderful live jazz […]

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The GRIFF is just around the corner

On 26 August 2016, in Press releases, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 24, 2016 – The Montreal SPCA in collaboration with the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies (CFHS) and the Centre Vétérinaire Laval/Centre Vétérinaire Rive-Sud, are proud to present the third edition of the GRIFF, the Just for Cats Video Festival, taking place this Saturday, August 27, at the Molson Park, a beautiful public space in Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie. Montrealers, of all […]

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The Montreal SPCA Preoccupied by the City of Montreal’s Announcement

On 17 August 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 17 2016 – Following the city of Montreal’s announcement   regarding a new proposed city by-law to address the issue of dangerous dogs, the Montreal SPCA is concerned about its plan to institute city-wide breed specific legislation (BSL). Since the proposed BSL would only allow dog owners who currently already have a “pit bull” […]

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Thank you for supporting our #SaferKinderCommunities campaign

On 15 August 2016, in Articles, Events, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 15 2016 – The Montreal SPCA would like to thank all passersby, volunteers, as well as Anne-France Goldwater, for their support during our yesterday’s event as part of our campaign, which aims to provide fundamental solutions to create #SaferKinderCommunities. Hundreds of passersby expressed their support for the saferkindercommunities.com campaign, and learned more about […]

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The Montreal SPCA organises a compelling event to demonstrate the consequences of a breed ban

On 11 August 2016, in Press releases, News, by Anita Kapuscinska

Montreal, August 11, 2016 – The Montreal SPCA invites you to a high-impact event as part of its #SaferKinderCommunities campaign, which aims to provide fundamental solutions to make our communities safer and kinder. Everyone agrees: Dog bites are a real public safety issue, and all experts agree that the City of Montreal’s plan to institute […]