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Ontario court upholds policing powers of private law enforcement in OSPCA case

Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press Published Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:00PM EST Last Updated Thursday, November 14, 2019 5:48PM EST TORONTO – Ontario’s top court has affirmed the now-ceded policing powers of the province’s animal welfare agency, striking down a lower court’s ruling that called into question the constitutionality of

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OSPCA will continue to enforce cruelty laws for three more months

TORONTO — Ontario’s animal welfare watchdog, whose contract with the province expires next week, says it will continue to enforce cruelty laws for the next three months. The government had asked the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to carry on its duties until new legislation

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Sick horses pit rural Ontario community against the OSPCA

Liam Casey, The Canadian Press Published Monday, December 3, 2018 4:56PM EST Last Updated Monday, December 3, 2018 6:01PM EST The deteriorating condition of three sick horses has pitted members of a rural Ontario community against the province’s animal welfare agency, and the dispute reached the legislature on Monday.

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