CHDC Alerts!

Alerts are email or website requests to write, fax or telephone your legislator, elected officials, corporate entities and occasionally individuals on issues affecting the welfare of our horses. To receive our alerts please email gro.adanacsesrohdnefednull@ofni.

When you receive an Alert from us, we will provide you with the relevant background, resources and contact information to take action responsibly and effectively.

If your e-mail address changes, please send us a quick note: gro.adanacsesrohdnefednull@ofni.

You can sign up for these by sending an email to gro.adanacsesrohdnefednull@ofni.

Below is a list of our alerts, with the most current first.

October 2012
CHDC Reports on Canada’s Equine Traceability Program

March 2012

February 2012 (1) (2)

January 2012

November 2011

May 2011
May Equine Awareness

May 05
Norval Meats Permanent Closure and Memorial 

2011-05-10
CHDC Important Spring 2011 Update
News and information

2010-12-11
Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) Responds to Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada (HWAC)
On November 20, 2010, the Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada released its Recommended Handling Guidelines and Animal Welfare Assessment Tool for horses

2010-12-11
Alberta Horse Slaughter Plant Closed for Sanitation Reasons
Bouvry Exports, horse slaughter plant in Fort MacLeod, Alberta, has temporarily closed operations

2010-06-18
Bill C-544 tabled by MP Alex Atamanenko
Canada has its first Bill to ban horse slaughter!

2010-05-26
Auction Alert
Here is information you can use to help horses at auctions.

2010-03-14
Petitions to ban horse slaughter filed
575 signatures on petitions presented to MP Barry Devolin

2010-01-12
CHDC Newsletter
Horse defenders take action!

2009-08-25
Horse Groups Call on CFIA for Answers on EU Equine Food Safety Requirements
A letter from the European Commission stipulates immediate steps required to implement a food safety program for countries supplying horse meat to the European Union.

2009-07-16
Transport violation at Viande Richelieu
Horses kept on truck for longer than 36 hours

2009-07-16
The Case Against Horse Slaughter in Canada
by Lonita Stewart

2009-04-29
Horse Welfare Alliance of Canada Makes Unfounded Claims
CHDC Director’s letter demands proof of increased neglect and abandonment

2009-04-19
Legislation
In order to help create legislation, citizens need to communicate with Members of Parliament

2009-04-15
Memorial at Natural Valley Farms
Tribute to lives lost at Saskatchewan slaughterhouse

2009-04-05
Great News for Horses
Natural Meat Company Shuts Down!

2008-11-17
The Real Truth About Horse Slaughter
CHDC appeals to Canadians on OEF stance and rodeo

2008-10-21
CFIA and Horse Welfare Investigations Demanded
CHDC Presses for Investigation into Animal Welfare

2008-10-20
Cavel Violations
Compiled by John Holland

2008-07-30
Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act of 2008
Help pass this legislation to protect horses

2008-06-30
Do It Now
Actions you can take to help the horses.

2008-03-28
Natural Valley Farm Investigation
Horse slaughter plant horrors unveiled

2008-02-25
Petition to Strengthen Animal Transport Regulations
A Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals initiative!

2008-02-12
Dealing in Blood Money
Canada’s Betrayal of Horses

2007-09-04
Canada becoming a horse slaughter leader
How you can help stop it

2007-08-04
Two more slaughterhouses killing horses in Canada
Canada is slipping backwards in the arena of protection for our equine population

2007-06-20
American horse transports to Canada for slaughter
Animals’ Angels investigate the transport of American horses to Canada for slaughter