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1 01, 2015

Help launch the Canadian Veterinary Equine Welfare Council (CVEWC)

2015-12-31T18:34:22+00:00 January 1st, 2015|Front Page News|

The CHDC is excited to announce an exciting new initiative to help end horse slaughter and we need YOUR support in order to help launch the Canadian Veterinary Equine Welfare Council (CVEWC).  Please go here for details. Download our updated flyer here.

31 01, 2012

The True Faces of Horse Slaughter in Canada – A View into Alberta’s Horse Feedlots

2017-01-12T17:16:00+00:00 January 31st, 2012|Investigations|

In Canada’s vast Prairie provinces lie hundreds of feedlots, many of which hold thousands of horses destined for slaughter. Whether they are cast-off PMU mares and foals, former Mennonite/Amish work horses, breeders’ excess stock, former rodeo horses or from horse dealers through rural auctions, many languish in Alberta feedlots in close proximity to Bouvry Exports, [...]

31 12, 2011

Pasture to Plate – Investigation of Les Viandes de la Petite-Nation

2017-01-12T17:16:00+00:00 December 31st, 2011|Investigations|

The True Cost of Canada's Horsemeat Industry In December 2011, the CHDC released a fourth investigative report, "Pasture to Plate" documenting inhumane horse slaughter at Les Viandes de la Petite-Nations in Quebec.  This investigation provides compelling evidence that the much touted Equine Identification Document (EID) program put forward by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) invites fraud. The videos below [...]

31 12, 2010

Chambers of Carnage – Investigation of Bouvry Exports & Richelieu Meats

2017-01-12T17:16:00+00:00 December 31st, 2010|Investigations|

A Sweeping Undercover Investigation of Canada's Leading Equine Slaughterhouses In late February 2010, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC) received hidden camera footage of horse slaughter practices at Viande Richelieu in Quebec and Bouvry Exports in Alberta - the latter known as the largest exporter of horsemeat in North America. The CHDC has compelling proof [...]

31 12, 2009

River Runs Deep – A Report for Carry the Kettle First Nations

2015-12-31T18:34:23+00:00 December 31st, 2009|Investigations|

This report was prepared for the Carry the Kettle First Nations who were considering re-opening Natural Valley Farms horse slaughter plant in Saskatchewan after government assistance was offered.  This CHDC report was instrumental in the Band’s rejection of this business offer.

31 12, 2008

Black Beauty Betrayed – Investigation at Natural Valley Farms

2017-01-12T17:16:00+00:00 December 31st, 2008|Investigations|

Horse Slaughter Investigation Feb to May 2008. This investigation of Natural Valley Farms, Neudorf, Sasketchewan has been conducted for over half a year. The various documentations of the investigation are outlined below. (Please be warned that the content is very graphic.) The full-report Black Beauty Betrayed is available in pdf format here. There are two slideshows with commentary [...]