THANK YOU!

Thank you to all 3,819 of you who signed our government petition E-1135 calling for the protection of animals used in research and testing. MP Elizabeth May presented the petition to Parliament during the Spring Session. We are now working on a new petition – E-1689 – urging the the House of Commons to organize a rigorous, public scientific debate on the use of animals in research.

Read more

Watch The Nature of Things’ “Safe Haven for Chimps”

Safe Haven for Chimps travels to the American deep south to Chimp Haven sanctuary to meet a special group of chimps, following a landmark decision in the U.S. to retire 300 federally-owned chimpanzees. It could mean the beginning of the end for all chimpanzees in research in the U.S.

Read more

While Other Countries Decrease Number of Animals Used in Research, Canada Increases

Media Release: The recently released Canadian Council on Animal Care’s (CCAC) Animal Data Report for 2014 shows a 24% increase in the number of animals used in Canadian labs, universities and institutions over the previous year, and marks the highest amount of animals used over the last decade.

Read more