The purpose of this Webinar series is to highlight new and creative research in the growing field of animal studies. This series will particularly emphasize how Canadian scholars, jurists, and writers have played a disproportionately influential role in the development of this interdisciplinary subject.
Jodi Lazare (Dalhousie University) “Ag-Gag in Canada and the Constitutional Right to See.”
Discussant: Maneesha Deckha (University of Victoria)
Recently adopted legislation in two Canadian provinces imposes severe penalties for trespassing on, or gaining entry under false pretenses, private property used for animal agriculture; it also restricts interfering with the transport of farmed animals to slaughter.