Summary of Meetings: Animal Law
Number of Meetings Held:2
February 11, 2022
Registration Count: 31
Guest Speaker: Tove Reece, Executive Director of Voice for Animals Humane Society
Meeting Title/Topic: Reece v. Edmonton (City) - Ten Years On
Synopsis: Discussed the impact of Fraser C.J.A.’s dissent on subsequent case law. Featured an interactive Q&A.
March 11, 2022
Registration Count: 38
Guest Speaker: Sinikka Crosland, Executive Director of Canadian Horse Defence Coalition; Dr. Rebecca Ledger, animal behaviourist; MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith; Jann Arden, Singer and Actor; Rebeka Breder, animal law lawyer
Meeting Title/Topic: Live horse export industry and judicial review
Synopsis: Panel discussion discussed the background and legalities of this industry, animal welfare concerns, and on the people who are trying to end the live export of horses in Canada.