August 14, 2016 Newsletter

Dear Animal Lovers, Advocates, Rescuers & Activists:

We have another critical day for advocacy coming up August 24th, 10:00 AM, Burlington Court House.  I'm making a point of being there as Anita Krajnc faces down the justice system on mischief charges -- will YOU? Details here:

Read the story here:


Obama bans Palin-pushed wolf hunting from helicopters:

More signs of changing times:  Ottawa U offers new animal rights course:

Major newspapers report industrial confinement of hens, pigs may be doomed (thanks Sarah West for sending!) :


PHOEBE is a 3 ½ yr old spayed Golden Retriever mix in need of a foster or forever home.  You can read her bio at .  Contact: .   

Please sign the petition protesting long-distance transport of farm animals:


So gross!

... and soooooo wasteful! We need to shape up!


Animals are not freight - Protesting long distance transport of farm animals in Canada. S.W. Corner of Yonge/Dundas, outside Eatons' Centre 1-3 pm August 29th

Animal Justice needs volunteers for Veg Fests! contact: 
Toronto's Veg Food Fest - Harbourfront Centre
Friday, September 9, 4 - 9 pm
Sat'dy September 10, 12-9 pm
Sunday September 11, 12-7 pm
Vegfest Guelph - Youth Music Centre, Guelph
Sunday September 25th, 11 am - 5 pm
Vegfest London - Western Fair District, London
Saturday November 12th 10 am - 5 pm

Tails from Greece Rescue is holding its Annual Walk & Doggy Reunion on Sunday, October 2nd by The Boardwalk at the foot of Queen St. E. & Kippendavie Avenue, Toronto from noon to 4pm.  If you'd like to attend or make a donation to support efforts, please contact .  Donations can be made at .


Coming soon ... interview with Camille Labchuk of Animal Justice Canada, talking candidly about Bill C-246. Also, more from Dr. Faith Banks, DVM, an update on Gus Pig, and a visit with Toronto Animal Services! Stay tuned! 

Gervais and I would really like to thank everyone for their kind comments, for following RescueDiaries on Facebook:
and also for subscribing to RescueDiaries on YouTube:

We remain committed to showcasing the movers and shakers in the Canadian animal welfare movement, to help build knowledge, consensus and above all, engagement!  

For all the dear animals subjected to cruelty day in and day out in this country, we love you, we see you, we're trying... m.