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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.

Montreal Carriage Owners Offered Compensation for Horses

When it was announced that horse-drawn carriages, or calèches, would be banned in the City of Montreal as of December 31, 2019, people worried about what would become of the horses. Today, the Montreal SPCA announced they have partnered with…

The Montreal SPCA is asking the public to review and comment on a new set of animal welfare regulations proposed by the Québec government.

New Animal Welfare Regulations Proposed for Québec

The Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ) recently published draft animal welfare regulations and will be holding public consultations on these regulations until February 22, 2019. In response, the Montreal SPCA released the following statement:…

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Carriage Horse Collapses and Dies in Old Montreal

On November 4, 2018, the Montreal SPCA received a call about a carriage horse who had collapsed in Old Montreal. Within half an hour, two officers from the SPCA’s Investigations Division arrived at the scene, but the horse was already…

Horse-drawn carriages will no longer be allowed to operate in downtown Montreal ad of December 31, 2019.

Montreal Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban to Take Effect Next Year

This afternoon, the City of Montreal announced the adoption of a by-law prohibiting the use of horse-drawn carriages, or calèches, in Montreal’s downtown core. The by-law will come into effect on December 31, 2019. In a press release the Montreal SPCA said:…

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Montreal SPCA Calls for Ban on Carriage Driving

The Montreal SPCA is looking forward to working with new mayor Valérie Plante of the Projet Montréal party on animal welfare issues, including banning horse-drawn carriages in the city. According to a press release, by the Montreal SPCA: “Concerned about…

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