Canadian Horse Defence Coalition

Equine Canada Responds to Bill C-571

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition revealed, the content of a letter sent from Equine Canada to MP Alex Atamanenko, author of the Bill C-571

Bill C-571 Seeks to Amend Meat Inspection Act and the Safe Food for Canadians Act

On March 31, 2014, the private member’s bill C-571, introduced by Alex Atamanenko, MP (BC Southern Interior), underwent a second reading at Parliament. The bill seeks an amendment to the Meat Inspection Act and the Safe Food for Canadians Act, which would prohibit horses from crossing provincial and international borders for slaughter (import and export) […]

US Horses are Being Accepted at Canadian Slaughter Plants Again

The Canadian Horse Defence Coalition just posted the following message on their blog: There have been conflicting reports throughout the day, but it is apparent now that US horses are being accepted again at Canadian slaughter plants. When we have more information, we’ll pass it along to our followers. Meantime, here is an update received […]