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December 2018

Charges laid against corporations in animal cruelty case
Vegan Society of Canada News, December 31st 2018

As a Canadian rarity, charges were laid against two corporations under the federal Health of Animals Regulation. Usually individuals are charged and corporations themselves escape any consequences claiming that all of these incidents are isolated...

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August 2018

Veganism is protected by human rights
Vegan Society of Canada News, August 1st 2018

Veganism is protected by Canadian and international human rights law and you are entitled to basic respect from colleagues, bosses and peers. If you have some problems with public institutions contact your schools, hospital dietician, or appropriate manager to discuss these issues with them. If you are having some problems that cannot be resolved contact us we would like to hear from you.

May 2018

US civil rights group hails historic progress
Independent, May 19th 2018

While this case was ultimately lost it is the statement by Associate Judge Eugene M Fahey, which finally shows the shift in our society being taking into account in the courtroom:

"The issue whether a nonhuman animal has a fundamental right to liberty protected by the writ of habeas corpus is profound and far-reaching. It speaks to our relationship with all the life round us. Ultimately, we will not be able to ignore it."

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