A billboard at the intersection of Shaughnessy and Lougheed Highway is the third such to go up in Canada, and no small feat for horse advocates in a collaborative effort to raise awareness about the plight of U.S. and Canadian horses that are being slaughtered in Canada. Around 80,000 horses per year meet this fate.
As soon as this week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper could commit Canada to the most sweeping trade deal in a generation, and this comes without a single debate or vote.
It is as though our Canada is moving backwards in time.
Many people have the same misconceptions as Jessica Mason about horse slaughter [Local horse slaughter best solution, May 29 Letters, TIMES].
Dana Lacroix, showed a remarkable level of compassion [Horses face dreadful death, May 22 Letters, TIMES], but missed the fact that many of the horses slaughtered for meat in Canada come from the U.S.
Thank you for printing my letter to the editor on horse slaughter and the horrible reality of what is happening to our equine companions and wild ones in this country [Horse face dreadful death, May 22 Letters, TIMES].
After reading Dana Lacroix's letter to the editor, I can safely say I 90 per cent disagree with Dana Lacroix's plea [Horse face dreadful death, May 22 Letters, TIMES].
I find astounding the number of Canadians who are still unaware that our tax money is funding the brutal slaughter of horses in this country - close to 100,000 of these sentient beings each year.
I would like to bring an important matter to the attention of the Canadian people as I have found that many are unaware that horses are being slaughtered by the thousands every year in Canada.