While Victoria, B.C. Councillor Ben Isitt reinitiated the call for a ban of horse-drawn carriages on city streets, backlash has caused him to back down.
The Montreal SPCA has partnered with the City of Montreal to provide assistance to horse-drawn carriage owners when the industry becomes illegal in December
Animal Justice, a Canadian animal rights group, is calling for a ban on horse-drawn carriages in PEI similar to the one announced in Montreal.
The City of Montreal has announced a by-law prohibiting the use of horse-drawn carriages in downtown Montreal, which will come into effect December 31, 2019
Montreal’s horse-drawn carriage (calèche) industry is set to receive a half a million dollars in funding to help improve operations and regulate the safety of the horses and the public. The decision was made by the Ville-Marie borough council last week, during it’s monthly council meeting. The move comes just seven months after Montreal mayor, […]
The one-year moratorium on horse-drawn carriages in Montreal, imposed by Mayor Denis Coderre, has been overturned in court. Judge Casgrain ordered the immediate return of horse-drawn carriages, also known as caleches, stating that the city of Montreal overstepped its authority. Coderre announced the temporary injunction on May 25th, which came as welcome news to the […]
It was announced on May 17, 2017, that a one-year moratorium has been placed on horse-drawn carriages, or calèches, operating in Montreal, Quebec.