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Longueuil Deer Cull Suspended

Press release – For immediate release

City of Longueuil puts planned cull on hold and Montreal SPCA becomes a party to the case.

Montreal, June 15, 2022 – In response to the lawsuit filed last month seeking to challenge its plan to cull some 60 white-tailed deer in Michel-Chartrand Park the City of Longueuil agreed today to suspend the operation which was slated for this fall, until a decision is made on the merits of the case.

The Montreal SPCA has officially gained intervenor status in the case and thus will be able to have its views heard in the matter.

A trial date is expected to be set soon.

For additional information on this case, please see our May 25 press release.

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Source: Montreal SPCA

Media contact: Anita Kapuscinska, Senior Consultant, Corporate Development and Media Relations, Montréal SPCA, 514-359-5198, anitak@spca.com.

About the Montréal SPCA – Founded in 1869, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (now known simply as the Montréal SPCA) was the first animal-welfare organization in Canada. Today, the Montreal SPCA is the largest animal protection organization in Quebec, speaking on behalf of animals wherever there is ignorance, cruelty, exploitation, or neglect.

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