Press releases

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The Montreal SPCA asks the public to take a stand against cruelty in farm animal transport

On 14 October 2014, in Press releases, News, by sophie

Photo: Jo-Anne McArthur Montreal, October 14, 2014 – On Saturday, CTV’s news program W5 aired “These Little Pigs”, a report which revealed shocking images from a hidden-camera investigation inside Canada’s animal transport industry. The investigation was undertaken by Mercy for Animals Canada and documents the cruel reality of how pigs are transported across Canada. The […]

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The Montreal SPCA unleashes a dog-meets-runway fundraiser onto its animal loving public!

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

Montreal, October 2 2014 – Tongues and tails will be wagging furiously on November 6th at the Corona Theatre when the Montreal SPCA launches its first-ever, dog-meets-runway fundraising mega-gala. The goal is to raise $100,000 to help the Montreal SPCA continue its mission for the animals. Beasts of Fashion, presented by Elle Quebec and the […]

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“Operation adoption” is back at the Montreal SPCA!

On 22 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 22, 2014 – The Montreal SPCA in partnership with the Ville de Montréal are organizing Operation Adoption, an adoption clinic featuring cats and dogs, on September 26 and 27 at the Montreal SPCA’s two shelters. The Ville de Montréal will offer a $50 reduction on the adoption fees to the first 100 people […]

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35 dogs seized by the Montreal SPCA are now available for adoption!

On 11 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 11 2014 – On June 10th, the Montreal SPCA seized 35 medium and large breed dogs from a facility located in the Lanaudière region under the Animal Health Protection Act. These dogs have spent most of their lives living in unsanitary conditions, in addition to being kept either chained outdoors or crated inside […]

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Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s Unveiling the activities of the day

On 8 September 2014, in Press releases, News, by SPCA

Montreal, September 8 2014 – The Montreal SPCA, the largest society for the protection of animals in Quebec and the Anima-Plus Veterinary Hospitals Inc. (“Anima-Plus”), a leader in veterinary medicine in Quebec, are pleased to announce the agenda of the 4th edition of the Anima-Plus Walk on All 4s for the benefit of the Montreal […]

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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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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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New bill aimed at modifying the legal status of animals announced

On 7 August 2014, in Articles, Press releases, by SPCA

Montreal, August 7 2014 – Yesterday, the Minister of Agriculture, Pierre Paradis, announced his intention to put forward a bill that would redefine animals in the Civil Code of Quebec and grant them the status of sentient beings. In order to proceed with this reform, Mr. Paradis reached an agreement with the Minister of Justice, […]

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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 […]